George Richard "Rick" English
January 13, 1947 - March 20, 2020
Forsyth, Georgia - George Richard (Rick) English passed away Friday, March 20, 2020. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, July 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary of the Forsyth United Methodist Church, 68 West Johnston Street, Forsyth, GA. Rev. Billy Beard and Rev. Ben Strength will officiate. Dress will be casual.
Rick, the son of the late Richard Augustus English, Jr., and Ruth Viola Goggans English, was born January 13, 1947. He was a 1965 graduate of Mary Persons High School, a graduate of Middle Georgia College, and a graduate of Georgia Southern College receiving several degrees. He was a veteran of The Georgia Army National Guard. Rick was a high school educator for over thirty years. He was the owner/operator of English Signs & Awards. He was a member of the Georgia Retired Teachers Association and the Forsyth/Monroe Chamber of Commerce.
Rick is survived by his wife of fifty years, Melissa Foster English of Forsyth; children; Amanda Kay English of Forsyth and Rebecca Rae English of Juliette; eight grandchildren, numerous cousins; and his beloved pets, Buddy and Taco Belle.
The family suggests donations to donor's favorite charity. Please visit www.monroecountymemorialchapel.com
to express tributes.
Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.
Published by The Telegraph on Jul. 14, 2021.