Thomas Edward George, 69, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Monday, November 9, 2015, at his home.
Tom was born May 8, 1946 in Wheeling, a son of the late William “Eddie” and Betty (Overfield) George. He was the retired Director of Human Resources at Sledd Co. and a member of Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, where he served on the Church Council. He was also a U.S. Navy Vietnam War veteran and a member of the Wheeling Lions Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two nieces, Alexis Bouyoucas and Erica Faucett.
Tom is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Kathleen A. (Porchiran) George; two sons, Jeffrey Thomas George and his wife, Angela of Oklahoma City, Okla. and Christopher Thomas George and his wife, Amber of Wheeling; two sisters, Donna Wasemann and her husband, Ed and Becky Bouyoucas and her husband, Ted, both of Wheeling; six grandchildren, Jonas, Kenley, Sidney, Ethan, Jack and Lex George; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends will be received from 12-4 and 6-8 pm Tuesday, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 7 pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am, Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, Wheeling, with Monsignor Bakhos Chidiac as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, with military honors provided by the Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, 2216 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV 26003, or Liza’s Place, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com