Robert E. "Bobby" George, 96, of Danville, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born Aug. 10, 1920, in Catawissa, a son of the late Edgar and Ella May (Creasy) George. He was married to the late Ruth E. (Auten) George for 41 years, before her passing in 1985.
Bobby was an area farmer and butcher at George Farms, a forth generation family business. He routinely went to Curb Market. Bobby was especially proud of being a breeder of Quarter Horses for 50 years.
He was a member of Masonic Lodge 224, of Danville, the Mooresburg Presbyterian Church, the Liberty Township Fire Co., the Susquehanna Valley Corral, and the American Quarter Horse Association.
Bobby loved his family and their regular gatherings.
He is survived by three daughters: Jane Aikey and husband Larry, Rebecca Bourbeau, and Alice Ann George, all of the Danville area; two sons, Edgar R. George and Peter George, all of the Mooresburg area; a daughter-in-law, Sharon George; longtime friend, Clara Benfer; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Martin S. George Sr.; a sister, Ruth Marqueen Wintersteen; and a daughter-in-law, Lorraine George.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Mooresburg Presbyterian Church, 9 Church Drive, Danville, with the Rev. John Shaw III officiating. Friends may visit at the church from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. The family recognizes that many people might like to pay their respects, so friends are also welcome to visit after the services in the church.
Burial will take place in the Moorseburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
The family gratefully declines flowers. For those wishing, donations may be made in Bobby's memory to the Mooresburg Presbyterian Church, Liberty Township Fire Company QRS, or the Mooresburg Presbyterian Cemetery Fund.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brady Funeral Home, Danville.
Please send online condolences to BradyFuneralHome.com.
Published on April 7, 2017