George Neal Gilkey
|Posted 2019-05-13 by mhenderson|
|Published in Today's News-Herald on May 12, 2019 -|
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -
George Neal Gilkey, 89, of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, passed away
peacefully at home with family by his side on May 7, 2019. He was born
in Fresno, California to Abraham Gilkey and Helen Hughes Gilkey on
January 3, 1930.
At seventeen, George proudly joined the United States Coast Guard
where he served his country for three years. The rest of his career
was spent self employed as a stone and brick mason.
In 1954 George married the love of his life, Billie Jean Davis. The
couple had three children together, raising their family in California
until they retired to Arizona.
George is survived by his loving wife of sixty-four years, Billie Jean
Gilkey; son Michael Gilkey and wife Anita; daughter Michelle Gilkey;
five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and son Brent Gilkey.
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