George Albert "Al" Rosencrance

Born: Thu., Oct. 15, 1959
Died: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
Location: Fork Chapel United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
Location: Fork Chapel United Methodist Church

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George Albert Rosencrance, Jr. 

George Albert Rosencrance, Jr., age 58, of Union Point, Georgia, died on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, GA. Al was born in Covington, GA on October 15, 1959, the son of the late George Albert Rosencrance, Sr. and Peggy Copelan Rosencrance.  He attended  Morgan County High School and Athens Technical School.  He joined the Herald Journal working with Carey Williams, Sr. where he was a photographer and helped to distribute the paper. Al collected guns and enjoyed collecting and selling knives.  He loved riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle.  He was a member of Fork Chapel United Methodist Church in Greshamville.

He is survived by his aunts, Bennie Mae Copelan, Lillian Copelan Smith, Dorothy Copelan (Lenard) Collins, Mary Copelan Arnold and Janet Copelan Byrd; a good friend, Carol Marie Black and her son Chancey; numerous cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Fork Chapel United Methodist Church, 1401 Farmington Road, Madison, GA 30650 with Rev. Dr. Tony Gavalas and Congressman Douglas Collins officiating. Serving as pallbearers are Chancey Black, Justin Saffold, Ross Copelan, Russell Ivie, Brian Ivie, Brent Smith, Douglas Collins, David Collins, Jason Byrd, Matthew Arnold, Jackie Copelan and Mitchell Pollock. Honorary pallbearers will be Lee Daniels, Kevin Cason, Seaby Saffold and Sean Saffold.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service at the church. Memorial gifts in memory of Al may be made to the Fork Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o 1670 Reid Duvall Road, Madison, Georgia 30650. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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   Posted Tue November 28, 2017
I’m very sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers. May you draw comfort and strength from Revelation 21:3, 4.

Barry and Teresa Churchwell
   Posted Wed November 29, 2017
Deepest sympathy to Al's family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Al was a great photographer. He, along with his works, will be long remembered. May the memories shared of happy times be of comfort.

Jean Adriance
   Posted Wed November 29, 2017
Al will be greatly missed...He was so" special "

Steve Collins
   Posted Wed November 29, 2017
Deepest sympathy in this time of loss.

Bob and Davilyn Rainwater
   Posted Wed November 29, 2017
Al was such a kind, gentle person. He was known by many due to both his work and friendliness. Our condolences to his family and friends; he will be missed by many.
Bob and Davilyn Rainwater

Kathy Bonner Armistead
   Posted Wed November 29, 2017
Al you will be missed you are a precious person inside and out love Kathy

Raymond Webb
   Posted Thu November 30, 2017
Al, You and Your Family are in my thoughts and prayers. You Will Be Missed!!!