George Edward Clegg, 71, most recently of Eatonton, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on December 5, 2019.
A private Celebration of Life service was held by the family on Sunday, December 8, 2019. George’s cremains will be interred in Pine Grove Cemetery next to his grandparents Inus and Ellen Jenkins and Aunt Joyce Sanders.
George was born in Hawaii a few years after World War 2 in a military family, he grew up in California and North Carolina before moving to Texas where he remained for 48 years, just prior to his death. A graduate of East Carolina University, George worked as a social worker, in finance with Exxon Corp, and as a corporate credit manager during his career. George was an animal lover who owned many dogs throughout his life and contributed time and money to his local animal shelters.
George is the nephew of the late former Mayor James P. Marshall Sr and late Doris Jenkins Marshall, first cousin to James P. Marshall Jr, the late Jeff P. Marshall and late John K. Marshall. He is the son of the late Ina Mae Jenkins Clegg and late LtCol F.X. Clegg.
George is survived by this brother, Frank Clegg; sister, Joyce Clegg Yancey; niece, Brooke Yancey McDowell and several grand nieces and nephews.