Kent Robert George

Kent Robert George, 52, of Edinburg, went to be with his Heavenly Father on August 9, 2011 after a long battle with health problems.  The funeral will be Saturday, August 13 at 2:00 p.m. at First Church of Columbia Furnace.  Reverend Brian Duncan will officiate.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Kent was born April 15, 1959 in Woodstock son of Alvin and Janet Eastep  George  of Edinburg.  He was a 1977 graduate of Central High School.  Kent worked with law enforcement for many years.  First as a 911 dispatcher for Shenandoah County, and then as a surveillance officer for probation and parole in Rockingham County.  He retired from the Frederick County court system when he became disabled 7 years ago.  Kent was a lifetime member of Woodstock Rescue Squad.

Along with his parents, he is survived by his loving wife, Linda Hinkle George whom he married on May 5, 1979; daughter, Sarah Michelle George whom he loved with all his heart and soul and her fiancé Mike Seal; two brothers, Kurt George and his wife, Linda of Edinburg and Kevin George of Front Royal and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Keith George.

Pallbearers will be Billy Rice, Lester Whetzel, Brian Shank, Phil Richman, Teddy Mumaw and Eddie Rinker.

Honorary pallbearers will be members  of Woodstock Rescue Squad.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Woodstock Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 221, Woodstock, VA 22664 or First Church of Columbia Furnace Building Fund, C/o Janet George, 674, Back Road, Edinburg, VA 22824.

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7 Condolences to Kent Robert George

  1. Krystal Butler says:

    Kent will be truly missed. He was family to us here on the Renal Unit. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all through this difficult time. May his spirit live on forever.


    The Renal Unit

  2. Gary Dalton says:

    My friend, you are at peace. Thanks for the love, the memories, the stories and the friendship. You have one incredible wife and a loving family. Thank you for sharing them with us also.

  3. Tania Hemmis says:

    I had the pleasure of caring for Kent the majority of my nursing career (6 years). He was not only a patient, but he and Linda became a part of our family. I will never forget all of the fun we had when he was a patient on our Renal unit. May God be with Linda, Sarah and everyone who loved Kent. You have an amazing angel watching over you. Just be careful, you never know when he may want to pull a prank on you. Rest in peace Kent, you deserve it!

  4. Chris, Michelle, and Brayden Dove says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Chris, Michelle, and Brayden Dove

  5. Mike Ashley says:

    My deepest sympathies and prayers for all of the family as you deal with your loss. I have such fond memories of Kent. It was always so comforting knowing I was in good hands when he was dispatching and I was on the road. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

    Mike and Heather Ashley

  6. Andy & Wanda Andrick says:

    With deepest sympathy to your family. You will be missed.

  7. Jerry Richman & Kevin Simmons says:

    We were saddened when we heard of Kent’s passing. He will no longer suffer here on Earth but will be with the Father for eternity. We will always remember his courage as he faced the difficulties with his health. We are sorry we cannot be with you during this time but want you to know that our prayers are with you.


    Jerry & Kevin