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George Edward Dees
1945 ~ 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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George Edward Dees of Pinebluff passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2023, in his home at the age of 78.
George was born in Marlboro County, South Carolina on February 25, 1945, to the late Peter Currie and Margaret Honeycutt Dees. He grew up in Laurinburg and attended Scotland County Schools and graduated in 1963. After high school, he began working for CP&L, now Duke Energy and retired after 35 years.
George found joy in golfing and fishing. Over the years he developed many other hobbies including scuba diving, searching for antique bottles, metal detecting, and even karate. He was an avid collector of just about everything.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his three brothers, Pete, James, and Charles. Two sisters, Sandra and Carolyn.
He leaves behind his wife, Pat Dees; his daughter, Melinda Valentine, and her husband, Thad of Raleigh; his son, George Edward Dees, Jr. of Raleigh; his granddaughter, Katie Valentine; three grandsons, Tad Valentine, Holden, and Benjamin Zaner.
A visitation will be held, on Thursday, November 9, 2023, between 10 and 11 am with the funeral service beginning at 11 am at Ives Memorial Baptist Church. A graveside service will follow in the Pinebluff Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.