Aug. 29, 1936—Dec. 8, 2013
George Alfred Staley, 77, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 8, 2013, at his home in Crossville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Dec. 11, with the Rev. Faye Tucker and Chaplain Barry Boggs officiating. Burial followed in Crossville City Cemetery, with full military honors provided by the Veterans Honor Guard.
He was born Aug. 29, 1936, in Wenona, IL, the son of the late Thomas Everett and Nellie (Skaggs) Staley.
Mr. Staley was retired from General Electric and a member of Homestead United Methodist Church. He served in the United States Air Force from 1955 to 1958.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Maureen Ellen (Child) Staley of Crossville; sons, James Staley of Crossville, Duane Staley (Jen) of Utah, and Scott Staley (Ann) of Colorado; daughters, Jan Joslin (Bobby) of Crossville and Julie Lampbrecht (David) of Indiana; brother, Bill Staley of Alabama; and six grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by by sisters, Imogene Cobb and Patricia Huxtable.
Pallbearers were Jim Staley, Scott Staley, Duane Staley, Bobby Joslin, Jimmy Skaggs and David Lampbrecht.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Aug. 29, 1936—Dec. 8, 2013
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