Donald E. George, 89, of rural Van Wert passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday evening, Feb. 27, 2019.
He was born on June 8, 1929, in Van Wert County the son of the late Eugene David and Anna Leona (Jones) George. On November 19, 1950, he married the former Betty Joann Brunni who also preceded him in death on September 19, 2015.
Family survivors include his three children, Ann (Steve) Huss of Woodville, Ohio, JR George of Ohio City, and Sandra Uhlmann of Bowling Green, Ohio; six grandchildren, Angie (Steve) Hatfield, Nick George, Katie Waylon Long, John (Tracey) Huss, Allan (Ashely) Huss, and Jake (Sabrina) Uhlmann; and twelve great grandchildren, Dagan, Conlin, and Emern Hatfield, Addison, Myra, Brant and Avelyn Huss, Parker, Georgia and Maggie Long, and Jase and Jiggs Uhlmann.
Don was a lifelong farmer and member of the Ohio City United Methodist Church.
A memorial service will be held for Donald E. George at 11 a.m., Saturday March 16, 2019, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Wilcox officiating. There will be calling for one hour prior to the service.
Preferred memorials are to the Ohio City Fire Department or the Community Health Professionals.