SHELBY - George Henry Lufkin, Jr., 71, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby. Born in Melrose, Mass., he was the son of the late George Henry and Mary Patricia Sullivan Lufkin.
George was an electrical engineer in the computer hardware industry. He loved computer work and being an engineer. He also enjoyed watching the Sci-Fi Channel on television. He was a loving husband and father and will be missed greatly.
George is survived by his wife, Sandra Monroe Lufkin; daughters, Amy Beth Lufkin and Julie Ann Lufkin-Epps and husband John Alexander Epps, all of Shelby; and sister, Deborah Lufkin of Merrimack, N.H.
A private service will be held at a later date.
Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
Memorials may be sent to the Humane Society of Charlotte, 2700 Toomey Ave, Charlotte, NC, 28203.
Guest Registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com