George (Gigg) Kohl, 84, formerly of Wilkes-Barre Township, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Loveland, Colo.
He was born in Luzerne to the late George and Agnes Smith Kohl on June 18, 1929. He grew up in Laurel Run and was a 1946 graduate of Coughlin High School.
He worked at Central Slipper for 32 years until it closed down.
He was married to the late Mary Chernavage Kohl.
A son, James, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his children, Linda Hughes, Lake Forest, Calif.; Joseph, Mesa, Ariz.; Daniel, Bear Creek; and Nancy Horan, Fort Collins, Colo.; brothers, Paul, Ashley; and Carl, Wilkes-Barre; sister, Geraldine Eubanks, Santa Ana, Calif.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at American Legion Post 815, Wilkes-Barre Township, from 5 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 27.