George Washington, 58, was called Home to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, September 19, 2009. He was born in Clarksville, TN, on January 14, 1951, the son of George and Myrtle (nee: Barker) Washington Sr.
George had been employed as a semi driver by Kulke Trucking for over 30 years. George enjoyed playing football and wrestling while he was in school. He was a member of United Church of God in Christ.
Surviving are his mother, Myrtle Harrell; three sisters, Elizabeth Washington, Arementia Harrell, and Levette Harrell all of Racine; four brothers, Jerome (Gracie) Harrell, Jerold Harrell all of Racine, Michael (Barbara) Harrell of Zion, IL, and Robert Harrell Jr. of Gary, IN; lifelong friend Eleanor (Ken) Lahr of Racine; goddaughter, Luretia Ciraer; and his father George Washington Sr. in Tennessee. His nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends further survive him. He was preceded in death by the father who raised him, Robert Harrell Sr.; his grandparents, aunts and uncles.
His Homegoing Service will be held on Thursday, September 24, at 11 a.m. in the United Church of God in Christ, 2849 92nd St., Sturtevant, with Elder Lewis Doss officiating. Visitation will be in the church on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of the Service.
DRAEGER-LANGENDORF FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY
4600 County Line Rd., Racine 262-552-9000