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George Lloyd Willingham

April 26, 1923 — April 20, 2015

George Lloyd Willingham, 91, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away peacefully on April, 20, 2015 at Wayne Hospital in Greenville. George was born on April 26, 1923 in Rose Hill, Virginia to the late George and Lydia (Saylor) Willingham.

George was a member of the American Legion in Hollansburg, Ohio and the American Coon Hunters Association of Richmond, Indiana. He served his country honorably in World War II as a member of the United States Army-Air Force. He loved Fishing, Family and spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, George is preceded in death by his wife, Deveda L, (Lincoln) Willingham; two sisters, Lela Willingham and Oneda O'Neil and one son, Gary Willingham.

George is survived by a son, Lloyd Willingham of Glen Karn, Ohio; two daughters, Deveda Sue and Steve Richards of Hollansburg, Ohio and Wanda and Kenny Brown of Glen Karn; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; ten great great grandchildren and two sisters, Catherine Strouse of Kettering and Elaine Willingham both of Kettering, Ohio.

Graveside celebration of life service will be held at 12:30 PM on Saturday, April 25th, 2015 in the Hollansburg cemetery with Rev. Joe Hanna officiating. Full military honors will follow. Friends and family may visit from 10 AM - 12 PM at Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Family request memorial contributions be given to the Alzheimer's Association. Donations accepted at the funeral home.

Arrangements entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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