1947 George 2017

George Overby

July 31, 1947 — October 8, 2017

ELM CITY - George C. Overby, 70, died Sunday, October 8, 2017.

Funeral, Wednesday, 7:00 PM, Wilson Memorial Service, followed by a time of visiting and sharing. Burial, Thursday, 11:00 AM, Evergreen Memorial Park.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Mary Coley Overby, and brother, James Overby.



George was a valued member of the American Legion, VFW and the Wilson Moose Family Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Mary Coley Overby, and brother, James Overby.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Mamie Ruth Howard Overby; children, Kim Brown (Sue Ann), Renee Jones (Gerald), Kevin Brown (Cathy), Troy Overby (Bonnie), Blaine Overby (Tracy); grandchildren, Logan, Chase, Craig, Jessica, Josh, Cody, Miranda, Joseph, Leah, Hannah and Tyler; great-grandchildren, Hayden, Alaira and Skylar; his sister, Joyce Garner of Wilson; his cat, Speckles; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Rd, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256-6033.


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