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Daily Press
October 29, 1996


WILLIAMSBURG – Mr. George Washington, 90, a native of York County, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 26, 1996, at the home of his son, Rayve, with whom he resided.

Mr. Washington was a member of New Quarter Baptist Church and retired from the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station Ordnance Production Department after 30 years of service.

He was formerly employed by the Williamsburg-James City County public school system as a custodian at Bruton Heights, Rawls Byrd and Norge schools.

He is survived by three daughters, Christina Washington and Wertley Minkins, both of Williamsburg, and Thelmond Thomas of Fort Campbell, Ky.; nine sons, Reginald and Hosea Washington, both of Washington, D.C., Jerome Washington of Lake Elsinore, Calif., Kershaw Washington of White Sands, N.M., and Deacon George Washington, Rayve, Jeffrey, Christopher and Joseph Washington, all of Williamsburg; 24 grandchildren, including Lawanda Washington, who was deeply devoted in caring for her grandfather; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of other loving relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. at the New Quarter Baptist Church with the Rev. George Marrow officiating. Burial will follow services in the church cemetery. The casket will be placed in church by 1 p.m. Viewing will be Tuesday, Oct. 29, from noon to 8 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home, Denbigh chapel. Family and friends will assemble at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Rayve Washington, 106 Brook Haven Drive, by 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Home, Denbigh chapel.

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