George Stephen Renshaw (1939 - 2017)

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George Stephen Renshaw, 77, of Crystal River, died on Sunday, February 26, 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimer's.
He was born on December 4, 1939 in Erie, Pennsylvania. He attended Pennsylvania State University as recipient of a select engineering scholarship awarded by the US Navy. After graduating, he entered Submarine Service serving on diesel powered boats. He attended Nuclear Power School before serving honorably on Nuclear Powered Ballistic Missile submarines (SSBN). Retiring with the rank of Commander, US Navy, George successfully transitioned to civilian life as Project Manager with several nuclear plants including Crystal River.
George is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ruthann; children Cheryl (Allan) Beaver, Deborah (Edwin) Duckett, Richard (Mary) Renshaw and Georgette (Larry) Brock; Sister Virginia (Robert) Barrett and Grandchildren Jessica (Chuck) Price, Zachary Annett; Thomas and Caitlin Beaver, Hannah and Stephen Duckett.
George was an avid golfer. He cherished most spending family time boating and fishing Gulf waters from Biloxi to Crystal River.
The memorial service will be held Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3 pm at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1070 North Suncoast Blvd, Crystal River, 34429 followed by a reception at the church. He will be laid to rest, 1:00 pm Monday March 6 at the Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Ave., Bushnell FL, 33513. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the name of George Renshaw to Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast - http://hospiceofcitrus.org/
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Mar. 2, 2017