David George of Mount Shasta, California went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on March 22, 2013. David’s final days were at his home surrounded by his family and friends.
David was born on May 30, 1921 to Walter and America George in Stockton, California. He was the youngest of five brothers and one sister. David leaves his wife, Isabelle of Mount Shasta; and son, Ron (and Carol) George of Elk Grove, California.
He joined the Navy in 1943 during World War II serving as a Machinist Mate Third Class in the Pacific Campaign under General Douglas McArthur.
Upon his discharge in 1945 David moved to Mount Shasta. It was here he met the love of his life, Isabelle Tuter. They were married in December 1946.
David worked for D.A. Sheldon & Sons, delivering propane gas to customers surrounding Mount Shasta. He retired in 1983 and went to work for Bruno’s Garage as a senior car salesman, surrounded by his passion – automobiles.
In his younger days David served as a Mount Shasta volunteer fireman, and as a Civil Defense air raid spotter.
With his friends and family, summers were spent boating and waterskiing on Shasta Lake. With Isabelle, driving their motor home to distant destinations, driving their MG sports car all over northern California, or packing their motorcycle and riding to remote and picturesque places.
David loved music and was born with a harmonica in his hands. He performed locally with “Dan and the Accents.”
A celebration of David’s life will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 28 at Hope Community Church, 974 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta.
In lieu of flowers, if you wish to make a donation in David’s name, please make it to Hope Community Church and designate it “music department” which was close to his heart.