- May 21, 1928 - September 25, 2011
- Georgetown, Texas
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“Thank you, George, for your service to our country.
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George Frank Vernon, 83, of Georgetown, Texas, formerly of Montvale, Virginia, left this world in peace, surrounded by his family, on September 25, 2011.
George was born in Roanoke, Virginia. He joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 17, eager to fight for his country in WWII. He served as a Medic in U.S Marines during the Korean conflict. Upon leaving the Navy, he joined the U.S. Air Force, where he retired in 1970 as a Chief Master Sergeant. While in the service, he served the wounded as a Medic and later worked as a specialist in orthopedic and prosthetics. He was an honorable veteran, having earned numerous medals from time served in WWII, the Korean War and in Vietnam. He was dedicated to many organizations benefiting veterans and servicemen. After retirement from the service, he spent his time hunting, fishing, gun crafting and collecting. George was a patriotic American, through and through and he will be missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mattie Lyle Vernon, his parents, Rual Esther Vernon ("Pap") and Martha Clare Vernon ("Mutt"), and his sister, Mabel Esther Vernon.
He was survived by his sister, Janie B. St. Clair and husband, Clarence St. Clair of Pensacola, FL; daughter, Cynthia Pascouau and husband Brian Pascouau of Chesapeake, VA; daughter, Suzanne Pittman and life partner, Dana Little of Georgetown; daughter, Lorna Duffield of Houston, TX and fiancé, Thomas "Randy" Nelson of Georgetown, TX, Step-daughter, June Marie St. Clair and husband Kenneth of Roanoke, VA; Step-son, Henry "Ed" Culp and wife Antoinette "Toni" Culp of Hardy, VA; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Special thanks to the staff of Wesleyan Hospice. They anticipated his every need. God Bless them all.
A visitation with family and friends will be held at Ramsey Funeral Home in Georgetown, TX from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, September 27. George will be received by his home state of Virginia, where a visitation will be held October 1st, at John M. Oakey & Sons Funeral Home, Salem, Virginia from 9-11 a.m. A graveside service will follow visitation at 12:30 p.m. at Sherwood Memorial Park, Salem, Virginia, where he will be honored for his career military service.
You are invited to leave a message or memory in the memorial guestbook at www.RamseyFuneral.com.