Services for Joseph T. (Joe) George, 64, of Natchez who died Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013 at Natchez Regional Medical Center will be at 10:00 AM Thursday, Jan. 3, at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Doug Broome officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Wednesday, and from 9:00 AM until service time Thursday at Laird Funeral Home.
Joe was born July 18, 1948 in Norton, VA., the son of Vernon George and Mildred Macel Robbins George. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Natchez. He was conferred with the Chevallier Degree in Demolay. He was a Master Mason 3rd Degree, a member of the Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge #2, a York Rite Mason, and a member of the Wahabi Shrine Temple in Jackson, MS. Joe was a former Natchez Police Detective and was instrumental in forming the Juvenile Justice Organization in Mississippi. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Joe loved history.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Vernon George.
Survivors include his wife Becky George of Natchez, his brother, Laforest George and wife Jane of Collierville, TN; his sister, Melody Logan and husband Robert of Clinton, MS; his sisters-in-law, Beth George of California and Debra Mullens and husband Pete of McComb, MS; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Pauline Felter of McComb, MS; nieces and nephews, Faris George, Andrew George, Lee Logan, Alex Logan, Reese Logan, Kaitlin Logan, Ryan Stateler, B. J. Stateler, Elizabeth George, Chris Randall, and Stephanie Roberts, He is also survived by a number of great nieces and great nephews, a special cousin, Harriet Taylor, and a number of other family.
Pallbearers will be Andrew George, Lee Logan, Alex Logan, Reese Logan, Willie Bryant, and Jerry Geter
Honorary Pallbearers will be Ed Kerstine, Dennis Rudisill, and Ray Baker
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.