George Victor Eyraud

August 11, 1928January 21, 2013

Eyraud, George Victor, age 84, of Mountain Brook, AL, died January 21, 2013. He was born in Walker County, AL on August 11, 1928. He was preceded in death by his mother, Trevie J. Eyraud; father, George V. Eyraud; and his brother, Ralph Eyraud. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betsy Gilliland Eyraud; daughter, Marian Eyraud Murphy; grandchildren, Shannon Nolan Connor (Bret) and Wade Bradford Nolan; and great-grandchildren, James Nolan Connor and Elizabeth Rose Connor. He graduated from Oakman High School in 1945 as Valedictorian. He served in the Army Air Force, 1947-48, where he was stationed in Japan as a cryptographer at 5th Air Force Headquarters. He graduated from University of Alabama with a B.S. in Geology in 1951 and was a member of Sigma Nu social fraternity. He returned to the Air Force in 1951 (Korean War) and was Provost Marshall of Moody Air Force Base, Valdosta, Georgia. He graduated from University of Alabama Law School in 1955 where he was in Phi Delta Phi law fraternity and on The Alabama Law Review. He was awarded a Kenneson fellowship at New York University in 1955 where he was Graduate Editor of the Tax Law Review and was awarded a LLM (taxation) in 1956. He returned to private practice of law from 1961-1993. George was a member of National Academy of Arbitrators, deciding cases in the Caribbean Canal Zone and throughout the United States. He loved his family and his home in Cashiers, NC where his family spent the summers. He also loved dogs and the Crimson Tide. A private service will be held for the family. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society, University of Alabama or John Croyle’s Big Oak Ranch.


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Elise Doss

January 23, 2013

Betsy & Marion, Edmund just called us about George. We are very sad, but have wonderful memories of our great neighbor. Am sorry that we are out of town, but will be back at the end of the month. We want to help you in any way that we can. Please use our driveway for any cars that won't have to park on the street. Bitsy joins me in sending our deepest sympathy and heartfelt love. Elise

Martha Hester

January 23, 2013

Lots of water has gone over the dam since those good days of tennis at MBHS. It was sad to read of your Dad's death. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this time.
Take care,
Martha M Hester
1525 Ashley Wood Circle
B'ham, Al 35216