George J. Lavarnway

Appling, GA – Mr. George J. Lavarnway, 75, husband of Mitsuko Lavarnway, entered into rest on Monday, January 11, 2016 at his residence.

Graveside services will be held from Passworth Cemetery this Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 2:00 PM, where military honors will be accorded.

Mr. Lavarnway was a native of New York, and was the son of the late Joseph and Dorothy St. John Lavarnway. He was a retired Sergeant First Class from the U.S. Army having served in Vietnam. After retirement from the military he was the owner and operator of GL Land Clearing and the Vice President of Cobalt Safes. He was the founder of Voices for Victims of Violent Crimes and of the Catholic faith. Mr. Lavarnway was a loving husband, father and grandfather and great grandfather who was happiest being with his wife and family, and fishing, landscaping and hunting.

Survivors include his children, Tony Lavarnway, Bill Lavarnway and his wife Sheena, Wayne Lavarnway, and Keith Lavarnway and his wife Debbie; brothers, Dennis Lavarnway and his wife Patty and Richard Lavarnway; sister, Linda June and her husband Dave; five grandchildren, Victor Lavarnway, Seth Lavarnway, Aaron Lavarnway, Brandon Lavarnway and April Lavarnway; as well as one great grandchild, Landon Lavarnway.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:45 P.M. on Saturday at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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