YOUNGSTOWN - Nick L. George Jr., 89, died early Wednesday morning, July 31, 2013, at home.
He was born Jan. 22, 1924, in Campbell, to Nicholas and Elizabeth Calbourn George.
Nick attended Campbell Memorial High School and served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps, stationed in Marshall Islands during World War II.
He worked as a truck driver for LTV Steel for more than 35 years until retiring.
Nick is survived by his wife of 67 years, the former Ruth Shaffer; a daughter, Ree (Greg) Werden of Youngstown; a son, Nick (Sherri) George III of Stafford, Va.; four grandchildren, Kent, Kirt, Nick IV and Kathryn; four great-grandchildren, Kent II, Kevin, Mike and Megan; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Rickie Johnson.
Private services were held. Burial took place in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Valley.
Arrangements were handled by Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.
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