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George Arthur Brown

July 21, 1940 ~ February 5, 2021 (age 80)

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George A. Brown passed away on Friday, February 5th, 2021 after a month long battle in the hospital

George was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on July 21, 1940 to parents, George Mitchell and Josephine Ellouise Brown. He had 2 older sisters, Margaret and Josephine and one younger brother, Charles.

He graduated from OMA, Oklahoma Military Academy in Claremore, Oklahoma in May 1958 before joining the U.S. Navy. After his 4 years in the Navy he found his way to Texas where he met and married his first wife, Lenora Wilson. They eventually moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1964 when George became a police officer. Around the mid 1970's George turned to truck driving to better support his family including his 2 daughters, Kimberly Lynette and Daphne Denise. Truck driving became his career and love for over 40 years and 4 million miles.

In December 1987 George married Jacqueline Johnston who worked at the same transportation company in Sunnyvale, CA. She had two daughters, Nancy Ann and Jennifer Lynn. Together they combined a family including the 4 daughters, 3 son in laws, Craig Walker, Michael Logrande, and Bryan Granil, 6 grandchildren, Amanda Mize, Chase and Brandon Granil, Anthony and Bella Logrande and Lucy Walker and 3 Great grandchildren, Jazzmine, Michael and  Leo Mize. Their 35 year adventure included love and many friends and always enjoyed traveling, such as Paris France, Amsterdam Netherlands, Innsbruck Austria, Hawaii and the Caribbean along with many cities in the United States.

In November of 2016 they moved to "The Club" in Menifee, California to get ready for retirement. George made many new friends and joined a few committees. He loved sharing his stores with them all. He started a new club called it "The Do Nothing Club" and had many friends wanting to join him.

George was a loving, generous, fun loving and caring man who will be greatly missed by all of his friends and family.

He will be laid to rest on March 26, 2021 at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA.

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Services

Graveside/Military Honors
Friday
March 26, 2021

1:00 PM
Riverside National Cemetary

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