George Andrews


George Curtis Andrews, 95, of Hope, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2016, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Before retirement, George was a train dispatcher for Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central and Conrail. He served in the Army Air Force during WWII as a radio operator mechanic.

He was a member of the American Legion and Camon Masonic Lodge in Hope.

George enjoyed watching birds and wildlife. He liked to watch farmers work and enjoyed the sound of trains.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with Pastor Scott Stewart officiating. Burial will follow at Flat Rock Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association.

Born June 25, 1921, in Hope, George was the son of Curtis and Josie Jolliff Andrews. He married Ruth Clark on July 6, 1946, and she preceded him in death on October 3, 2012.

Survivors include children, Karen S. Andrews of Jamestown, Charles E. (Teri) Andrews of Fort Wayne and George C. Andrews Jr. of Flat Rock; grandchildren, Charles “Chuck” Andrews of Fort Wayne and David Andrews of Fort Meade, Massachusetts; and brother-in-law, John Clark of Ravenna, Ohio.

George was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and sisters, Nancy Lortz and Henrietta Andrews.

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