|Birth: ||Jul. 16, 1924|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 2010|
North Carolina, USA
George Daniel Tarrant was born in Sheridan, Wyoming on July 16, 1924 to George J. and Katherine Mills Tarrant.
George graduated from the Sheridan High School in 1942 and entered the Marine Corps in 1943 where he served in the Pacific during World War II until 1946. After the war he returned to Wyoming and married Lila May Alberts in Douglas, Wyoming on May 28, 1949. George and Lila had two children, Mary Christine and George Steven. George and his family lived in numerous states while he worked in electronics and electrial work finally settling in Casper, Wyoming working for Pacific Power & Light until he retired in 1988.
Lila died in a pedestrian accident December 22, 1972 in Casper, Wyoming. After her death George married Barbara Miller and they were divorced. He then married Jean Greub and they settled in Tucson, Arizona. Jean passed away in 1993. For a short time he lived in Slidell, Louisiana and then returned to Tucson. After the death of his life-long friend, D'Aun McCormick, George moved to Rutherfordton, NC to be near his daughter, Chris.
He passed away at the Hospice of Rutherford County, Forest City, NC on August 15, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Darlene; and wives Lila and Jean; as well as close friends Jewell Barr and D'Aun McCormick. Survivors were his daughter, Christine Olsen of Rutherfordton, NC and son, Steve Tarrant of Butte, Montana and their families.
This information is provided by Lila's sister-in-law, Betty Alberts. Information was obtained from his obituary and family knowledge.
Lila May Alberts Tarrant (1926 - 1972)
Evergreen Memorial Park
Plot: Lot 85-C-1
Created by: Betty Alberts
Record added: Nov 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62248313
The plot location is: Block 21, Sec. C, Grave 85. The GPS coordinates are: LAT 32.265540 LONG -110.982852. Input the coordinates into the plot area or Google Earth and it can be viewed from the satellites. Don't forget the (-) minus sign.|
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U.S. Marine Corps
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