YORKTOWN, VA. - George J.C. Fries, 76, passed away on Thursday, August, 7, 2014. George was a native of Brooklyn, New York and a Yorktown resident since 1994. He graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1960 and retired in 1988 as a Col. after 28 years of faithful service to his country. After retiring, he worked for York County Public Schools as a substitute teacher for the middle and high schools. He was a member of the VFW 824 and enjoyed landscaping and was a Master Gardner. He is survived by his wife of 33 years Rebecca Fries; 4 daughters, Suzanne Boucher (Ron) of Baton Rouge, LA, Nicole Feldman of Little Rock, AR, Jennifer Bowers (Christopher) of Kent OH and Stefanie Goodrich (Mark) of Summerville, SC; a son, Matthew Fries (Michelle) of Springdale, AR; a sister, Rosemarie Vetter of Bronx, NY; 12 grandchildren, Taylor, Dotty, Marcom, Michael, Brian, Alycia, Trey, Brianna, Brittany, Amber, Savannah and Liam. Memorials may be made to the
, 11835 Canon Blvd., Suite A-102, Newport News, VA 23606.Interment will be at later date in The Air Force Academy Cemetery, Colorado Springs, CO. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.
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Published in Daily Press on Aug. 10, 2014