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George Patillo Sr. Obituary
NEWPORT NEWS - George Rogers Patillo passed on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at the age of 85. George served in the military for over thirty years where he received many honorary medals. He also worked in civil service at Langley Air Base and for Cooke Bros, Funeral Chapel. Deacon George Patillo was a charter member of First United Baptist Church where he served faithfully in many capacities. Pat as he was lovingly called by his wife was a very kind, gentle and loving person. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him. George was preceded in death by his parents, three sons, three sisters, one brother, and two grand children. George leaves a rich legacy, much to be love to be cherished by his loving wife, Clara Patillo, 9 children; 2 sisters, 25 grandchildren, 3 great grand children, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Viewing will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at the M.E. Fisher Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 and the family wil be receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.at First United Baptist Church 6400 Roanoke Avenue. A Celebration of life will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, December 27, 2012 at New Hope Baptist Church, 1415 Big Bethel Road.
Published in Daily Press from Dec. 22 to Dec. 25, 2012
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