James Richard George, 76, of Whittier, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 at St. Josephs Hospital in Asheville.
James loved his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He loved his dogs and his close friends. He loved to watch football and wrestling on TV. He loved life and being visited by his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his two children, Donna George and William “Will” George both of Cherokee; his grandchildren, Brittany George, Goat George, O.B. George, and Tony Grimes all of Cherokee and Karyn Hemphill of Brevard; and 10 great grandchildren also survive.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Ammons George and Lucy Ben George; one son, Alvin George; and two brothers, Ed George and Henry George.
No services are planned.
Long House Funeral Home is assisting the George family