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Frederick "Othel" George

July 7, 1930 ~ July 17, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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Frederick Othel George, age 93 of Metropolis, Illinois departed this life to his heavenly home on Monday morning July 17, 2023 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2023 at Mt. Horeb Church with Rev. Gregory Pruitt officiating. Burial will follow in the Metropolis Memorial Gardens.

Othel retired from Allied Signal and was a Marine veteran who served during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Mt. Horeb Church in Metropolis and the Massac County Raccoon Club.

Othel is survived by his wife of 69 years, Wilma (Dabbs) George; son, Frederick Allen George; three grandchildren, Christopher, Lacy (Zach) and Lora; nine great grandchildren, Jordan, Joseph, Jada, Jaylin, Logan, Latashia, Deonsay, Trae and Jody; brother, Eugene George and wife Wanda; sisters, Susie Cotton and Shirley Watkins and husband Rick; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Othel was preceded in death by his parents, William and Luetta (Bly) George; his daughter, Frances George; brother, Edward George.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 22nd, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made in Othel’s name to Mt. Horeb Church P.O. Box 66/906 Pearl Street, Metropolis, IL 62960.

Pallbearers will be Brice George, Bruce George, Chuckie Bradshaw, Darrell George, Kevin Ferguson, Josh Anderson and Darian George.

Honorary pallbearers will be Lincoln Hardy, Ricky Collins, Michael Pass, Eric Brown and Matthew Brown.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com

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July 22, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mt. Horeb Church

Funeral Service
July 22, 2023

11:00 AM
Mt. Horeb Church


Mt. Horeb Church
906 Pearl Street / P.O. Box 66, Metropolis IL 62960


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