George R. Latzy

LATZY, George Robert, of Southport, NC, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2013.

He was born to the late George A. and Elizabeth Latzy, March 1, 1926, in Mingo Junction, Ohio.

He was married to his beloved wife, Connie for 66 years and 11 months.

George was a manager with the Ohio Bell Telephone Company for 42 years. He was passionate about history, particularly the Civil War and loved to visit battlefields. He also loved to read, ride his motorcycle, and had many hobbies including woodworking and pottery.

George is survived by his daughters, Victoria (Devone) Edge of Leland, NC, and Jennifer (Greg) Entler of Columbus, Ohio. He is also survived by his beloved grandaughter, Crystal Edge; and his three grandsons, Aaron Edge and Adam and Eric Entler.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center.

Friends may visit 10 a.m. Monday, December 16 at the Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral Home, 1411 N. Howe St. Southport, NC. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m.