OBITUARY

Willie Lewis George III

October 6, 1956February 5, 2019
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Willie Lewis George, III, 62, son of Joyce Stainback George and the late Willie Lewis George, II passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Lewis worked for OPW Retail Fueling in Smithfield and was a long time employee of Caterpillar before that. In addition to his mother he is also survived by his lifetime partner of 20 years, Lisa Lovering; son, Brian George and wife Brittany of Fremont; daughter, Deanna George Price and husband Adam of Freemont; step son, Michael Grady and wife Amanda of Dudley; step daughter, Amber England and husband Billy of Dunn; brothers, David George and wife Susan of Raleigh, Jerry George and wife Traci of Zebulon; sisters, Kaye Samford of Raleigh and Joy Crenshaw of Willow Springs; grandchildren, Blainey George, Allison Price, Elayna George, Hallie George and Eleanor England; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Lewis loved his family and enjoyed traveling, playing Blues Harmonica and Harley Davidson Motorcycles. He was a devoted father and would melt when he was around his 5 beautiful granddaughters. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 4:00 pm in the chapel of McLaurin Funeral Home with the family receiving friends prior to the service from 2:30 until 3:30. Online condolences may be made to the George Family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com. Arrangements are with McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton.

  • FAMILY

  • Lisa Lovering, Lifelong Partner
  • Brian George, Son
  • Deanna George Price, Daughter
  • Michael Grady, Step Son
  • Amber England, Step Daughter
  • Joyce George, Mother
  • David George, Brother
  • Jerry George, Brother
  • Kaye Samford, Sister
  • Joy Crenshaw, Sister
  • Willie Lewis George, Father
  • Mr. George is also survived by his grandchildren, Blainey George, Allison Price, Elayna George, Hallie George and Eleanor England; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Funeral Service Friday, February 8, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, February 8, 2019
REMEMBERING

Willie Lewis George III

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Karen Worley

February 8, 2019

Lewis was such a loving person. I enjoyed the years we worked side by side at caterpillar. He will be greatly missed!! RIP my friend!!

Brian Thompson Sr

February 7, 2019

My last conversation with Mr. Lewis he was excited about taking sometime off to spend with family. We worked together and what I'll miss the most about Mr. Lewis is our conversations. Did you know Mr. Lewis like to tell a story? We either talked about the cruise he just took, the cruise he was going to take, the cruise I had just took or the cruise I was planning. We had three things in common we love cruises, we love gambling (when we were allowed to that is) and we both liked a good meal! Please know that his family was on his mind lately and he love you all dearly.

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