OETTING, Dr. George (LTC USAF ret) died Tuesday leaving his wife, Patricia, and his three children, Jeff (Rosalie), Thomas (Marguerite) and Diane; sister, Judith; 8 grandchildren, Ashley, Megan, Kristina, Jennifer, Christopher, Drew, Lilli, and Blake and one great grandchild, Taylor. George was an expert in education and had a rich career with the USAF and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. He had friends all over the world and loved to travel during his retirement with his beloved Patricia. In lieu of a memorial service or funeral, he wanted his friends and family to spend time together at the Montgomery Zoo. George's family will greet visitors at a bench named in his honor just across from the lion exhibit next to the Zoo pavilion, Saturday, Feb. 23rd from 2:00-4:00pm. In lieu of flowers, you could make a donation to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation or the Montgomery Zoo.