George Overton

George C. Overton

Thursday, June 22nd, 1933 - Friday, July 17th, 2020
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George C. Overton, 87, of Virginia Beach, Virginia passed away July 17, 2020. He was born in Perquimans County, NC to the late Edgar and Ever Overton, and was also predeceased by his beloved wife of 59 years, Thelma Overton; four sisters, Eunice Overton, Velma Niemeyer, Elizabeth Criss, Maude Lewis; four brothers, Richard, Alonzo, Bob and Clyde Overton’ and his brother-in-law, Howard Sewell. George served in the United States Army, Virginia National Guard and was a Contractor in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake for over 60 years. He was a longtime member of Bethel Baptist Church, Chesapeake.

George is survived by his children, Lynda Overton and George E. Overton. Grandchildren, Summer Johnston (Richard), Zachary Allen (Aletha) and Brittany Jackson. Great Grandchildren, Wyatt, Jacob, Castiel, Jordan, Ryan and Whitleigh. He is also survived by his sister, Emma Ward; sisters-in-law, Selma Herweyer and Margaret Sewell; brothers, Crafton Overton (Jean), James Overton (Evelyn); his closest friend who he considered a brother, James Sawyer (Linda).

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Stephanie Denmyer

Posted at 04:28am
He was such a great neighbor, for my boys and myself. Always ready to lend a hand, answer one of my millions of gardening questions. Generous with his cucumbers too. He will be missed. Stephanie Denmyer

Posted at 06:49pm
Lynda, I’m so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Cliff and I will keep you and your family in our prayers. Kathy Biers Doxey.

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