William R. George
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William Rupert "Pert" George, 85, of Jackson, MS passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at VA Nursing Home.
He was born September 5, 1927 in Collinsville, MS and married Chesterene B. George on May 16, 1948. He served in the 7th Cavalry Regiment post WWII. Pert was an accomplished trim carpenter and worked 45 years in commercial construction.
Pert is preceded in death by his parents Fred and Sezzie George and his siblings J.D. George, Juanita Williams, Ruth Graye, and Freda Kilpatrick.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Chesterene George; his children Brenda Mitchell (Bruce) and Bill George (Cindy); his grandchildren Jonathan Mitchell (Brooke), Adam Mitchell (Deborah), and Kimberly George (Jake); his great-grandchildren Gage, Avery, Bree, Cole, and Aaden; and his brothers Don George and Wayne George.
Services will be held at Lakewood Memorial Park South. Visitation is Sunday, February 17 from 5-7pm and Monday, February 18 at 1pm with services beginning at 2pm.
Memorials can be made to MS
or the MS Veteran's Home.
Published in Clarion Ledger on Feb. 17, 2013