George Lewis McChesney

April 24, 1930March 12, 2018

George Lewis McChesney, 87, of St. Simons Island, passed away, Monday, March 12, 2018 at his residence on St. Simons Island. Memorial services will be conducted at 11AM Saturday, March 17, 2018 at St. Simons Presbyterian Church with Rev. Bob Brearly officiating.

Born April 24, 1930 in Middletown, Ohio to the late George A. and Thelma F. McChesney, he was a Graduate of Middletown High School, and received a Bachelor’s Degree from Vanderbilt University. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, was a member of The Ohio State Basketball Championship Team in 1948, also played on the Ohio All –Star Team, and was on the Vanderbilt Basketball Team when they won a South East Conference Championship. Mr. McChesney was employed with Armco Steel Trust Co. of Georgia, Irvingdale Dairy, and was a partner in M&M Investment Company, an industrial real estate developer. He was a member of Sea Island Golf Club, Laurel Ridge Golf Club in Waynesville, NC, and former member of Peachtree Golf Club in Atlanta, GA, where he served as a Board Member, and Ocean Forest on Sea Island. Mr. McChesney had been a resident of St. Simons Island for the past 30 years and was a Trustee of Frederica School, and member of St. Simons Presbyterian Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, George and Jack McChesney.

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte W. McChesney of St. Simons Island, six children, George L. McChesney (Debbie) of Seaside, FL, Nora McChesney Jones (David) of Sapphire Valley, NC, Michael C. McChesney of Atlanta, Martha “Marty” McChesney Fry (Doug) of Roswell, GA, Molly G. McChesney of Wake Forest, NC, Katharine “Kelly” McChesney of Raleigh, NC, thirteen grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of The Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525, St. Simons Presbyterian Church, 205 Kings Way, St. Simons Island, GA 31522 or charity of your choice. Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 17, 2018

George Lewis McChesney

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Marie & Al Sawyer

March 16, 2018

I am sad knowing that that sweet, handsome, nice gentleman has passed away. George was such a cordial, smiling-always person. I always enjoyed seeing him. I know you all will miss him so. Don't you just know that he and Frank Scott are sharing business stories about now? Love, Marie and Al