Steve “Frog” George, 67 of 9 Blue Wing Church Road, Cherokee, North Carolina went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 13. Steve was a Tribal Council Representative for the Wolefetown Community and self-employed in paint and body and food service business. Steve was known for sharing his testimony thru music and fellowship with all. Steve was a member of the Towstring Baptist Church.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Steve Long and Lucy George Long; brothers Robert “Humpty” Long and Russell Long; and grandchildren Ryan George, Kyle Davis, and Lyric Rogers.
Steve is survived by his son, Steven “Tad” George of Cherokee; two daughters, Marsha Ensley and her husband Denny Ensley of Cherokee and Tina George of Cherokee; two grandchildren Cody and Shelby George of Bryson City ; two sisters Nonnie Crowe of Cherokee and Zena Wolfe and husband Melvin Wolfe of Cherokee, two brothers Jeremiah Long of Cherokee and Jim Long and companion Kissi Hornbuckle of Cherokee; several nieces and nephews; and two special friends Frank Ross and Christopher Crutchfield.
Funeral services will be held at 11am on Thursday, Jan. 16 at Towstring Baptist Church with an honorary Tribal recognition. Pastor JT Lambert, Danny Lambert and Rex Morelock will be officiating with burial in the Towstring Cemetary.
The body will be taken to the church at 4pm on Wednesday to await the service hour.
Paul bearers will be Ervin Crowe, Brian Parker, Jason Parker, Matthew Smith, Paul Smith, Waylon Long, and Christopher Crutchfield.