George B. Harrill, age 89, of Odessa, TX, passed away on January 23, 2018 in Odessa.
Funeral Services will be at 4:00 pm, January 27, 2018, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Dr. Byron McWilliams, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Odessa, officiating. Visitation will be from 3:00-4:00 pm, prior to services.
George was born in Avondale, NC, to Dock Claude Harrill Sr. and Dovie Eugenia Harrill on July 28, 1928. George grew up in North Carolina with his six brothers and sisters. He served in the Army as a Corporal in the 13th Infantry during the Korean War. George married the love of his life, Barbara Donham Harrill, on April 5, 1952, in Rutherford, NC. He later moved to West Texas where he raised his family and earned his Associates Degree at Odessa College.
George spent his career working faithfully for thirty years for Texas Electric. After retirement, he served as a Legislative Aid to David Counts, Texas State Representative and finished his career in real estate. George was community oriented serving as a Church Deacon, President of the Board of Directors of Chamber of Commerce of Andrews, TX and was an active Kiwanis and Rotary Club volunteer among many, many other clubs and organizations.
George is preceded in death by his parents, wife, two brothers, one sister, and a grandson.
George is survived by his children, Michael Harrill, Wanda Watson, and Thomas Harrill. As well as three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one brother and two sisters.
Arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home. To send family condolences please sign his guestbook at www.sunsetodessa.com.
From another AHS classmate of Tommy, Jackie, my heart and prayers go out to you and your family.
Jackie Dodd BistlineAustin, TX, TX
From Tommy's classmate Carole and Caving club sponsor Mr. Adams, I am sending condolences and prayers for the loss of your dear father. May God wrap you in his grace.
Carole Adams BoydAzle, TX
I am an AHS classmate of Tommy's and just want to send my condolences to him and the rest of the family. George was a great example of service to the community, as well as, family man. Wishing Tommy all the best!
Susan AllisonSpring, TX
We will miss the love and kindness and wit of this Godly man. His laugh was warm and genuine. Rest In Peace Uncle George.
Brenda AtkinsSan Antonio, TX