George Washington French Jr.
November 11, 1926 – May 13, 2018
George French, 91, of Columbus, Georgia, passed away surrounded by loved ones early Sunday morning, May 13, 2018. The French family will hold a private service for George on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Parkhill Cemetery.
George Washington French, Jr. was born November 11, 1926, to the late Josephine Self and George Washington French, Sr. in Columbus, Georgia. George would come to be known for his strong work ethic, stubbornness, and love for the old fashion, country living we all know and love. Mr. French married his sweetheart and love of his life, Mary Lou Dobbs, on February 25, 1950. The two would be inseparable until Mary’s passing in 2014, but together they grew a loving family who will forever honor his memory and miss him dearly.
George is survived by: a son, James W. (Mary) French, Sr.; grandchildren, Shirley Faye French, James W. French, Jr., Matthew French, and Daniel French.
Offers of condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.SHColumbus.com.
- Private Burial Thursday, May 17, 2018