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.