Dan R. George

July 15, 1952 - February 28, 2008

GEORGE, Dan R., 55, of Lebanon, passed away at his home Thursday, February 28, 2008. Born in Lebanon on July 15, 1952, he was a 1970 Lebanon High School graduate and 1975 OSU graduate with a B.S. in Engineering. After working several years in Illinois & Kansas, he returned to Lebanon in 1982 to join the family business, George Welding. In the early 90’s, Dan created George Manufacturing where he was the owner and president for many years. Dan was an active member of the Lebanon United Methodist Church where he previously served as Trustee & Board Member and participated in the choir & men’s ensemble. He was a Turtlecreek Township Trustee, former Lebanon Chamber of Commerce Board Member and member of the Lebanon Kiwanis, Lebanon Elks, Chet Atkins Society and Lebanon Running Club. Dan loved music, particularly playing the guitar, and enjoyed working outside at his home. Before his illness, Dan participated in several marathons and enjoyed riding off-road dirt bikes. He was an active and vibrant man who will be sadly missed by many. Survivors include his beloved wife of 32 years, Gayl (nee: Kimberly) George, his parents, Robert & Phyllis (nee: Harding) George of Lebanon, three devoted daughters, Randi Hammiel (Brian) of Lebanon, Erin George of Mason and Jessie George of Lancaster, two grandsons, Ethan George & Logan Michael Hammiel, one brother, John George of Lebanon, and one sister, Becky Gebhart of Lebanon. He was preceded by one brother, Randy George. Visitation will be held Sunday, March 2nd, 2-4:00 P.M., with services immediately following, all at the Lebanon United Methodist Church. Memorial donations are requested to the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, c/o Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3624, Durham, NC 27710. Arrangements by Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home.

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