Housman, George

George E. Housman, 93, of Benton, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at Lakeway Nursing and Rehab. George was born June 17, 1927 in Graves County to the late George and Sarah Housman. He was a member of Sharpe Missionary Baptist Church. George served in World War II in the Thirteenth Air Supply Squadron based in Tokyo, Japan. He retired from TVA where he was a laborer and painter. Until his retirement, George and his wife ran Flat Top Grocery Store. He enjoyed fishing and cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats but his greatest joy was loving his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He had a love for all animals but especially his black labs, Sadie and Susie. George is survived by his wife of 72 years, Dorothy Louise Vance Housman; one daughter, Kay Housman Wallace (Gene) of Benton; two granddaughters, Calena “Tootie” Peeler (Chris) of Paducah, Cassandra Vaughn (Brandon) of Paducah; two great granddaughters, Gracie and Gabbie Peeler. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Louise Housman; one brother, Ellis Housman; his parents, George Ellis Housman and Sarah Ann Spillman Housman. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Bro. Jeremy Short and Bro. Gary Cruise officiating. Burial will follow the service at Mount Pisgah cemetery in Boaz. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 26, 2020 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be his two grandsons-in-law, Chris Peeler and Brandon Vaughn, along with his nephews, Dr. Lloyd Housman, Harper Housman, Randy Bennett and Greg Hall. We appreciate your help in maintaining state mandated Covid restrictions. This includes the minimum 6 feet of distancing within our facility at all times. During this difficult time, you may show your support by joining the "Hugs from Home" program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support. Please go to www.milnerandorr.com to send a hug.

Published 12:00 AM, Wednesday Jun. 24, 2020
Updated 04:38 PM, Wednesday Jun. 24, 2020

Milner and Orr Funeral Homes

Milner and Orr Funeral Homes
120 Memorial Drive
Paducah, KY 42001

Phone:(270) 442-5100
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