George passed away on 1st December 2016 at a nursing home in Mobberley, Cheshire, where he had been living for the past four years.

After being Head Prefect at school, he entered the Engineering Cadetship scheme which ultimately led to him spending 18 months in South Korea. On returning home he joined Decca, moving on to AEI, ICL and Fujitsu. He was Secretary to the Institution of Electrical Engineers for the NW Region for many years. He had many roles within the local church, not least of which was being head sidesman for 20 years and setting up a local youth club.

He was married to Dorothy (nee Brown) for nearly 49 years and leaves two daughters and their families.