George Johnson Andrews
September 17, 1941 - September 3, 2021
George Johnson Andrews, age 79, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, September 3, 2021.
Born in Wilmington, DE on September 17, 1941, he was the son of the late Charles Stevenson and Dorothy (Bush) Andrews. George attended William Penn High School, when he met his teenage sweetheart, Nancy. George and Nancy shared 65 loving years together, including 62 years of marriage. George was a loving husband, devoted father, and cherished grandfather and great-grandfather. His devotion to his family was always his top priority. He also dearly loved his 4-legged family members, Molly and Shadow.
George found great pleasure working in his garage and making things for his family. He and Nancy always enjoyed spending time with Nancy’s sister, Ruth and her husband, Joe. He was a member of AF and AM Masonic Lodge in Wilmington. Dedicated to his faith, George was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. George could be found at the kitchen island reading scripture every morning at 5:00 a.m.
George was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, three brothers, and dear friend, Billy Meekins. He is survived by his loving wife, Nancy; his children, George (Moo) Andrews (Stephanie), Sharon Andrews, James (Jimmy) Andrews (Betty), Charles (Scott) Andrews (Wendy); sister, Anna Scites; siblings-in-law, Ruth and Joe Deery, Pat Collins, Charlotte Andrews, Abby Bromwell, and John Bromwell, Sr. (Kim); dear friends, Don Payne and Richard Wilson; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 500 West Chestnut Hill Road, Newark, DE. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in George’s memory to Delaware SPCA, 455 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, DE, 19713.