He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Evelyn, son Gary, and his brother Robert.
He is survived by his sister Jeanne Hummel, his sons, Rick and Michael and their families, and a huge extended family of friends that thought of him as one of their own.
George was born in Omak, WA, on September 5, 1916.
After a brief time in Seattle and Los Angeles, he lived the rest of his life in Spokane.
He was an active participant in civic organizations as well as an avid golfer, skier, and runner.
He was a Veteran, serving in the Seabees during WWII, mainly in the Pacific.
Everyone who knew George thought of him as a combination of Bob Hope, Henny Youngman, and Will Rodgers.
His quick wit and engaging stories were always entertaining.
He will be remembered for his loving and kind nature.
At the end of his life, he was surrounded by friends and family.
There will be a memorial service to celebrate his life at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 1325 E. Queen, on Tuesday, the twentieth of November, at 11:00 am.
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