George Wall


George Arthur Wall, of Madison and formerly of Columbus, died at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at River Terrace Health Campus in Madison.

Mr. Wall was a WWII United States Army Air Corps veteran and was also a former prisoner of war. He was owner of Woodtique Shop where he enjoyed antiques and refinishing. He attended First United Methodist Church and was a member of the B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge in Linton, Indiana, since 1945. He received several medals in recognition for his service to his country including the Purple Heart and also, from the city of Madison, the Jon Menke Memorial Award. From the Columbus Rotary Club he received the Paul Harris Fellow Award.

Private graveside services will be held at Garland Brook Cemetery. Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the Wall family at

Mr. Wall was born on Sept. 21, 1921, in Linton, Indiana, the son of George Arthur and Eva Sage Wall.

He married Rosalie E. Francis on Oct. 18, 1946. She preceded him in death on July 18, 2011.

Survivors include his son, Dr. Robert E. (Christine) Wall of Madison; grandchildren, Morgan Sage (Michael) Coy of Shelbyville, Kentucky and Robert “Deuce” Wall of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina; and one great-grandson, Michael Sage Coy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and two brothers, James Wall and William Wall.

Arrangements were made by Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.