Billy Lee George

March 15, 1939 - June 8, 2017

Billy Lee George, 78, of Edgar, NE, residing in Denver, CO, passed away, June 8, 2017, at his home. He was born in Edgar, NE, March 15, 1939, to Ivan Leroy and Edith M.K. (Frandson) George. He was married to Beverly Ann (Kujath) Aug. 30, 1959, and adopted two children, Bradley Ivan George, married to Julie George, who currently lives in Florida, and Brenda Kay (George) Wallingford, married to Craig W. Coleman, who currently lives in Colorado. Bill graduated from Edgar High School, Edgar, NE; attended Fairbury (Nebraska) Jr College on a football scholarship; served in the National Guard, honorably discharged as Sergeant in 1967; and was a farmer for most of his life on his family farm. He also worked for several years at the Bellevue School District in Bellevue, NE before retiring. After retirement, Bill returned to Edgar and resumed farming before full retirement and moving to Denver, CO. He was proceeded in death by his spouse of 35 years, Beverly; parents, Ivan and Edith and grandson, Carl Sundburg III. Bill is survived by his sisters, Nadine (George) Miller, currently residing with husband, Franklin Miller in AR; Janice (George) Hottovy, residing with husband, Larry Hottovy in NE; his children and their spouses; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., June 16, 2017, at the Edgar Christian Church, 400 6th Street, Edgar, NE. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to your favorite charity in memory of Bill George. He would like that. Services entrusted to Heflebower Funeral and Cremation Services of Highlands Ranch, CO.

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