Mr. Walt J. Hedges, Jr., age 62, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, December 31, 2010. He is survived by his wife of forty years, Marlene Hedges, Buford, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Bethany and Philip Steck, Colorado Springs, CO; son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Anna Hedges, Buford, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Barry Lippencott, Liverpool, NY; brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Cathy Hedges, Grayson, GA; father-in-law, Edward Ziots, Fairbank, PA; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Florence and Tom Miller, Kingwood, WV and Lisa and John Lish, Farmington, PA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Hedges was born June 26, 1948 in Brownsville, PA. He was a 1966 graduate of Redstone High School, 1970 graduate of California State Teachers College and a 1975 graduate of Virginia Tech where he received his Master's Degree. He was co-owner of Sustainable Construction, Inc. in Buford, GA. He was a member of Browns Bridge Community Church in Cumming, GA. He loved riding his motorcycle and was a devoted Christian. Over the last two years Walt's passion for his family, hobbies and most of all Jesus Christ grew immensely. He left this world as a happy man, fulfilled and content. Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Browns Bridge Community Church, 3860 Browns Bridge Road, Cumming, GA 30041. The family will receive friends at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made payable to Browns Bridge Community Church, "Room To Grow" campaign and mailed to North Point Ministries, 4350 North Point Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30022 in memory of Walt Hedges, Jr. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.