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April 8, 1928-Feb. 17, 2007

HICKORY--George Linwood Futrelle of Hickory, died Saturday at Catawba Valley Medical Center, after a brief illness.

Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Emmett C. and Minnie Grant Futrelle.

George was a member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Newton. He retired from Comez of North America as a bookkeeper. He was also a member in the American Legion Post #48 and served on the USS Birmingham in World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Madeleine Frederic Futrelle, of the home; daughter, Marilyn L. Futrelle of Conover; sons, Linwood Futrelle and wife, Diane, of Chapel Hill, Rick Futrelle and wife, Betsy, of Conover, Ricardo Fratti and famly of Santa Fe, Argentina; grandchildren, Abigail Futrelle of Chapel Hill, Eric Futrelle of Chapel Hill, Chris Westbrook of Anderson, S.C.; brothers, Earl Futrelle of Houston, Texas, Milton Futrelle of Goldsboro.

George as preceded in death by a sister and brother.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Newton with Father James Collins officiating.

The family will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Hickory Funeral Home.

Memorials may be sent to Saint Joseph Catholic Church, 720 West 13th St., Newton, N.C. 28658; or Humane Society of Catawba Valley, 3476 Valley Arbors Dr., Hickory, N.C. 28602.

Hickory Funeral Home 1031 11th Ave. Blvd. S.E., Hickory, is assisting the Futrelle family with the arrangements.


Published in Obituaries on February 18, 2007 10:07 AM