George Lloyd Smith, 71 passed away after a year long battle with lung cancer, on July 3, at his home in Jasper Georgia.
George was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on June 5, 1949 to his parents, Lloyd and Jeanette (Vertz) Smith. He grew up in Green Bay and moved to Chicago, Illinois at a young age. George attended Milwaukee School of Engineering. He joined the United States Navy Nuclear Submarine Service for 8 years. After completing his Navy tours, George continued his nuclear career working for Consumers Energy and Crane Nuclear providing nuclear plant services and consulting, world wide, until his retirement last year. George also continued his education and received his Mechanical Engineering Degree at Saginaw State University in Michigan.
In his spare time, from his world travels, George loved gardening and guns. He was a Master Gardener and an Expert Marksman.
George is survived by his wife, Linda, of Jasper, Georgia, sons, Tony and (Patsy) Chapel Hills, North Carolina; Rob and (Heather) of St. Charles, Illinois; David and (Nueng ) Bangkok, Thailand. He is also survived by a sister Yvonne and (John) Dwonch of Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin, and many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
George was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Jeanette Smith , Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin; sister Kathryn Smith, West Palm Beach, Florida; brother Charles and infant sister Cynthia, Green Bay , Wisconsin.
George was a very kind and loving person. He will be missed by his loved ones, friends, colleagues, veterans, and family very much.
Jasper Funeral Cremation and Services provided services for his family. George will be interned at a National Military Cemetery near Atlanta, Georgia, in the near future.