Binni Sigurdsson

Obituary of Binni Sigurdsson

Mr. Binni Sigurdsson, age 66 of Forsyth, GA, passed away, on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Piedmont Coliseum Hospital in Macon, Georgia, after a short battle with cancer. Binni was born on November 1, 1955, in Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland to the late Sigurdur Ogmundsson and Porunn Margaret Traustadottir. Binni is survived by his loving wife Judy Sigurdsson who was by his side as he passed on to his heavenly home. He is also survived by children and spouses, Miriam Sigurdardsson, Benjamin Thune (Julie), Melanie Bacon (Neil) and Thomas Leanza, Jr.; along with ten grandchildren; two sisters, Inga Dora Sigurdardottir (Fridrick Karlsson) and Anna Linda Sigurdardardottir (Mangus Hermannsson); along with several nieces and nephews. Binni was raised in a farming and fishing community on an island off the coast of Iceland. At the age of 19, he moved to Reykjavik, Iceland where he served as a law enforcement officer. Later he moved to Denmark and supported his family through thirty years of military service as Army Sergeant Major and Lieutenant in the Home Guard. Binni received numerous medals and commendations during his time in the military. While in Denmark, he also supported his family through many other varied positions, reflecting not only Binni´s dedication to family, but also reflecting his fearless and vibrant spirit for life through an array of other interests and industries: well driller, disability welfare, fisherman, substitute schoolteacher (interpreter Danish/English), concrete trucking, entrepreneur gas industry and industrial cleaning. In August of 2007 Binni was hired as a Technical Advisor for Howden. Working with Howden led Binni to sites in the USA as well as Europe, Asia, and Africa. While working for Howden at Plant Scherer in Juliette, GA Binni met, and later fell in love and married the love of his life, Judy. Binni left the employment of Howden in April of 2020. Due to his business travels, Binni will be missed by his many good friends all over the world and was endeared by all he met due to his caring and generous heart. Binni had a larger-than-life personality with a quick wit and a great sense of humor. Helping, caring for, and providing for others gave Binni much pleasure. He had a dedication to the outdoors as an avid hunter and endorser for wildlife management. Binni also enjoyed playing golf. Services for Mr. Sigurdsson will be conducted on Monday, January 10, 2022, at 12:00 noon at Williams-Westbury Funeral Home in Barnesville, Georgia. Dr. Benny Tate, Senior Pastor of Rock Springs Church, Milner, GA will officiate. Interment will follow in the Rock Springs Church cemetery. Friends may visit the family on Monday from 11:00a.m. until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider making a donation to Cancer Support Ministry of Rock Springs Church, Compassionate Hearts, 219 Rock Springs Road, Milner, Georgia 30257 or to The American Cancer Society in memory of Mr. Ogmundur Sigurdsson. To sign the online registry or to send a condolence online, please do so at www.williams-westburyfuneralhome.com Williams-Westbury Funeral Home, 526 College Drive, Barnesville, is servicing the Sigurdsson family.
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Monday
10
January

Visitation

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, January 10, 2022
Williams-Westbury Funeral Home
526 College Dr
Barnesville, Georgia, United States
(770) 358-1678
Monday
10
January

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Monday, January 10, 2022
Chapel of Williams-Westbury Funeral Home
526 COLLEGE DRIVE
BARNESVILLE, Georgia, United States
7703581678
Monday
10
January

Interment

1:00 pm
Monday, January 10, 2022
Rock Springs Church Cemetery
219 Rock Springs Rd.
Milner, Georgia, United States
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