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June 7, 2014

Obituary- George

PRYOR, OK — David Allen George III, 54, Pryor, died Wednesday, June 4, in Pryor. He was born on July 1, 1959 in Pryor; the son of David Allen, Jr. and Oma Elizabeth (Dobbins) George. He graduated from Pryor High School, holding the title of State Champion Pole Vaulter. He grew up in the Church of Christ in Pryor. From a young age he enjoyed riding dirt bikes and winning in motocross races. As David got older, his love of dirt bikes grew into a love of motorcycles. He was known as the “Wheelie King of Mayes County.” George had a love for the outdoors and enjoyed camping and fishing. He liked to collect watches and especially John Deere items. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Pryor Fire Department and also worked for P & K Equipment. He enjoyed spending as much time as possible with his family.

Memorial services are 2 p.m., Monday, June 9,  in the Pryor High School Auditorium with Rev. Lorne Beck officiating. Visitation is from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m., Sunday, June 8, in the Shipman Funeral Home Chapel. To leave his family a message,  visit his book of memories at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.

George is survived by his wife, Sandra George of the home; one daughter, Heather Haley of Pryor; three sisters, Janet and husband Larry Rowland of the Pryor/ Locust Grove area, Gail and husband Leo Nutter of Locust Grove, and Lynn and husband Richard Farmer of Tulsa; two grandchildren, Steven Bissell and Whitney Bissell of Pryor; several nieces and nephews; and brother and sisters-in- law. He is preceded in death by his parents, David Allen George, Jr. and Oma Elizabeth George.

 

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