George R. Erwin Jr., 86, of Athens, died on Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Mr. Erwin was preceded in death by his parents, George R. Erwin Sr. and Eunice Seymour Erwin. He attended Young Harris College and the University of Georgia, and served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Erwin worked for Southern Bell, The Ivy Company and Upchurch Realty, and owned several retail businesses, including Erwin Insulation Co. He was also a general contractor, involved in real estate development and construction.
George enjoyed talking with all his friends and farming.
He is survived by Peggy Erwin, his wife of 62 years. He has four children: Reggie (his wife, Nelma), Robbie, Randy and Renee; five grandsons: Tobye, Brandon, Daniel, Matthew and Thomas; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, at Bridges Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, in Buford.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Athens YMCA or a church of your choice.
Bridges Funeral Home, of Athens, is in charge of the arrangements.
Bridges Funeral Home, Inc.
3035 Atlanta Highway Athens, GA 30606
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Apr. 1, 2014