April 30, 1935 - October 13, 2016
Murray, Kentucky | Age 81
Mr. George B. Vernot, Jr., age 81, of Murray, Kentucky died on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at his home.
George was born in Vassar, Michigan on April 30, 1935 to the late George Vernot, Sr. and Helen (Glady) Vernot. He retired after several years of service from Fern Terrace as the building maintenance manager. A modern day Davie Crocket, a true artesian and farmer. He worked with his hands and lived off the land. George was a successful hunter, trapper and fisherman. George was a jack-of-all-trades and the best story teller. He could fix anything or tell you what was wrong with it. George was loyal humble and modest. But what made him most proud was being a good husband and father. He was passionate about life, his kids and grandchildren. He was loved by all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by one son, Duane Vernot; and by one sister, Phyllis Edwards.
He is survived by his wife, Marsha Diane Vernot of Murray, Kentucky, to whom he married on July 17, 1986; two daughters, Lorrie Smith and husband Gregory of Marco Island, Florida and Sandra Stalmack and husband Dave of Dryden, Michigan; two step daughters, which he considered and loved as his own, Lori Childress and fiancé Bryan of New Concord, Kentucky and Carrie Kelly and husband of Nashville, Tennessee; one son, John Vernot and wife Sue of Lum, Michigan; one brother, Joe Vernot and wife Doris of Vassar, Michigan; eight grandchildren, Jeremy Vernot, Eli Smith, Danielle Taylor, Kendra Raska, Matthew and Morgan Childress and Autumn and Austin Kelly; one great grandchild, Jayden Lee Childress; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be held. There will be no public service or visitation.
Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com