RUFFIN George Bethel Page, Sr., 90, of 9321 NC 700 in Ruffin, passed away early Wednesday morning, February 13, 2013, at Hospice Home of Rockingham County in Wentworth.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, at Dan River Primitive Baptist Church, where he attended. Elder Haywood Wray is officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Page was born May 17, 1922 in Rockingham County, son of the late George Washington Page and Cora Moorefield Page. He lived his entire life in the Mayfield Community. Mr. Page was a World War II Army veteran having served with the 808 Tank Destroyer Batallion. He was a retired electrician with Disston, Inc. in Danville, VA.
He is survived by his son, George B. Page, Jr. and wife, Diane of Eden, Samuel M. Page of Ruffin and Randy Wilson of Virginia Beach, VA; and two grandchildren, Samuel Jared Page and Rachel Caroline Page.
In additon to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Connie McKinney Page; and two brothers, Clarence and William Page.
Visitation will be held on Friday evening, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., at Fair Funeral Home and other times at the home of his son, Sam, 584 Dibrell Road in Pelham.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dan River Primitive Baptist Church, Cemetery Fund, ATTN: Phyllis Stroud, 1732 Westover Drive, Danville, VA; or to Hospice Home of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.
The family would like to thank the staff of Arbor Ridge, as well as Summit Health, for all their care and support.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com