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George was born on January 31, 1938 and passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

George was a resident of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina at the time of his passing.

George was a decorated Ret. Major in the U.S. Army, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, to name a few.

He was married to Mary Helen Gammon.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Rosary to be recited at 5:00 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Benedict's Catholic Church on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 11:00 AM. Inurnment to follow in the Columbarium.

George A. Gammon Jr., 78, of Charleston, SC entered into eternal rest with his family by his side on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

He was born on Monday, January 31, 1938 in Rumford, ME to the late Mrs. Dorothy Florece Helena Gammon and the late Mr. George A. Gammon Sr.

George was a decorated Ret. Major in the U.S. Army, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, to name a few. He pursued a career as an Industrial Technology and AutoCAD teacher and retired in 2003. George enjoyed fishing, boating and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, St. Benedict's Catholic Church and a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge, Camp Knox (919). His family will remember him as a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Mary Helen Gammon, of Charleston, SC; two daughters, Dionne Gammon Robinson, of Mt. Pleasant, SC and Diane Gammon Johnson (Eric), of Fort Huachuca, AZ; one son, George A. Gammon III (Julie), of Mt. Pleasant, SC; five grandchildren, Aiken, David, Andrew, John and Kathryn; three sisters, Barbara Dionne (Roland), Sandra Ward (Maurice), and Willa Ryerson (David); and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

He was predeceased by his loving parents and one sister, Jeanie Doyle, of Woolwich, ME.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Rosary to be recited at 5:00 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Benedict's Catholic Church on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 11:00 AM. Inurnment to follow in the Columbarium.

Memorial donations may be made in his memory to St Vincent De Paul, 950 Darrell Creek, Mt. Pleasant, SC, 29466.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.McAlister-Smith.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, MT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1520 RIFLE RANGE ROAD, MT PLEASANT, SC (843) 884-3833.

Visitation
When Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
LocationMcAlister-Smith Funeral Home Mt. Pleasant Chapel
Address 1520 RIfle Range Road
Mount Pleasant, SC
29464
Map & Directions
Additional Information Rosary to be recited at 5:00 PM.
Service Information
When Wednesday, November 30th, 2016, 11:00am
LocationSt. Benedicts Catholic Church
Address 950 Darrell Creek Trail
Mount Pleasant, SC
29466.

Memorial donations may be made in his memory to St Vincent De Paul, 950 Darrell Creek, Mt. Pleasant, SC, 29466.

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