RICHMOND, GEORGE MARION, JR. - 86 of Oak Ridge since 1962 passed away on September 1, 2013. George was a veteran with the U.S. Navy, during World War II and retired after 25 years as a machinist and tool and dye maker with Union Carbide Corporation at the Y-12 facility. He was a member of Faith Masonic Lodge, #756, Oak Ridge. Preceding him in death were his wife, Pearl Richmond and granddaughter, Michelle Roark. He is survived by caretaker and companion, Lorraine Matherly, Powell; son, Tommy Richmond, Jasper; daughter, Shirley Ivey, Grayson, GA: seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews. A Masonic service will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2013, 1:00 PM in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary. The funeral will follow with Pastor Greg Boring officiating, interment following at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM at the mortuary. An online guest book may be signed at weatherfordmortuary.com
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Sept. 2, 2013
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