Clarence Edward George Passed Away
Clarence Edward George, 60 of Auburn, WA passed away October 20, 2016.
Clarence was born October 1, 1956 in Alva, OK to Bernice and Lloyd George.
He grew up in Oklahoma, Colorado, and lived seven years in Fullerton, Nebraska. Three of those years the family lived on a 40-acre farm bordering the Cedar River that Clarence dearly loved. He had many adventures as a boy in those days, enjoying Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and the outdoors.
Clarence and his family relocated to Renton, WA in 1968 where he and his two brothers, Lloyd and Ray grew up. He graduated from Lindbergh High School in 1975 and served in the United States Marine Corp from 1976-1978. Clarence worked as a heavy line mechanic for most of his career.
He loved fishing, riding his Harley, playing pool and spending time with his family and many good friends. Clarence was a genuine, good-hearted, loving person and he had a quick wit that all who knew him appreciated.
Clarence is survived by his wife Lorie, daughters Crystal and Caylie, step-daughter Natalie Johnson, son-in-law Ryan Olmsted, two grandchildren Nathan and Natalie, and his parents and brothers.
Friends and family are welcome to attend his military rights ceremony on Friday November 4, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Tahoma National Cemetery.
A gathering to celebrate and remember Clarence immediately following at Cherokee Bay Community Club in Maple Valley.