Othel Eugene George, 69, departed this life on March 3, 2014 at his home in Dayton Texas. He was formerly from Long Creek.

He was born in 1944 in Newport to his parents J.P. George and Edna Nichols. 

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of V.F.W. Post #5621 and a retired mechanic. He loved hunting, fishing and gardening. 

Mr. George was proceeded in death by his father J.P. George; his mother, Edna Nichols Currel; brothers, Burly and David Gordon; sister, Ann; and one grandson Kyle Sharp. 

He is survived by his son Othel Eugene George Jr., of Jacksonport; one daughter, Eugenia Joe Sharp of Newport; brothers, Charlie Russell, James Paul George and wife July of Texas; sisters, Cindy and Becky; five grandchildren, Kylen George of Tuckerman, Dallas George of Tuckerman, Summer George, David Sharpe of Newport and Clarie Sharp of Tuckerman. 

Funeral services were Friday, March 7, at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton Texas.