Ernest C. “Ernie” George, Jr.
Born June 23, 1951
Ernest C. George, Jr., age 66 , passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.
Born on June 23, 1951 in Wilmington, DE, Ernie was a son of the late, Ernest George, Sr. and Louise (Popo) George.
He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Ernie worked for the DuPont Company as an electrician from 1980-1996, then continued his passion as an electrician and went to work for General Motors, retiring after 13 years of dedicated service.
In his spare time, he enjoyed listening to music, especially the Blues and will be remembered for his love of cycling, walking and reading. Ernie was a member of VFW Post #475 in Newark and the UAW.
He is survived by his three sons, Jason C. George, Nicholas A. George and Derrick M. George all of Newark; sister, Rosemary Steve of Newark; brother, John George of Elkton, MD; grandaughter, Carli Marie George, as well as by many dear friends.
A gathering for family and friends will be held Tuesday evening, December 5, 2017 from 5 until 7:00 pm, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 7:00 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the VA Hospital, 1601 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.