George Abee, 73, of Dawsonville, died April 17, 2015.
Born Feb. 25, 1942, in Lumpkin County, to the late Fred and Emma Lou Abee, he had lived in Dawson County since 2001, having moved from Sugar Hill.
Mr. Abee served a tour in the U.S. Air Force, after which he served in the National Guard, retiring with 25 years of military service.
George also worked as an electrician for 30 years.
His brothers, Roy Abee, Charles Abee, Morris Abee, Fred M. Abee, Christopher Abee; and sisters, Doris Abee and Bobbie Abee, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Jo Abee; children, Brian and Holly, Bobby and Kathy, Wayne and Leacia, Tammy; sisters, Iola Daniel, Christine White, Bonnell Robinson; brothers, James Abee, Herbert Abee; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.
A memorial visitation was held from noon to 2 p.m. April 21 at the funeral home.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.