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George Maynard Hansford

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POQUOSON - George Maynard Hansford, 84, a native of Seaford and resident of Poquoson for 67 years, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at home with his family by his side. George was a lifelong "working waterman" until his slowly failing health forced him to retire about 11 years ago. In retirement, George's favorite activity was fishing from his backyard pier. George was preceded in death by his wife, Annie "E" Hansford; parents, Betty and Dewey Hansford; sisters, Audrey Garrett, Doris Carter, Mabel Riggins, Mildred Firman, Betty Maude Firman, and Marie Martin; and closest companion, Susan Burney. He is survived by his son, James Hansford; daughter, Sharon Garcia and husband Joe; grandchildren, Andrea Arcona and husband Joe, and Marshall "Bubba" Powell, Jr. and wife Donna; great-grandchildren, Annie, Antonio, and Jace Arcona; niece, Mary Mihalczo; and good friend, John "Gibby" Gibbons. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Mar. 22, 6:30-8 PM, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson. A Celebration of George's life will be held on Thursday, Mar. 23, at 2:00 PM led by Rev. Allen Holston, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Eastern Cemetery, Poquoson. Donations may be made to Poquoson Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 2099, Poquoson, VA 23662. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com .
Published in Daily Press on Mar. 21, 2017
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