Funeral services for Russell George, age 92, of Fayetteville will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 PM at Higgins Funeral Home with Judge J.B. Cox and Bro. Jim Black officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Mr. George passed away Sunday night at Donalson Care Center.
A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Newman W. and Lula Woods George. Mr. George was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, retired purchasing agent for Redstone Arsenal and ran his own lawn care service. He was a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife Dorothy Daniel George of Fayetteville, two sons, Dr. Mike George and wife Sandy of Fayetteville, Steve George of Fayetteville, grandchildren, Jennifer G. Howes and husband Jeremy, Russ George, Rick George and wife Jennifer, great-grandchild Haven Alexis Howes. Mr. George was preceded in death by sisters Eunice Daniel and Avis Sawyers and two brothers Lewis and Jessie George.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday evening 4-6 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.