|Birth: ||Dec. 15, 1919|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 2010|
OBITUARY - News-Journal
North Manchester, Indiana
George A. Airgood, 90, North Manchester, IN died at 1:05 a.m. Thursday, October 21, 2010 in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, IN. He was born north of Servia, IN on December 15, 1919 to C. Gordon & Cora (Aughinbaugh) Airgood.
He spent his first six years in Wabash. In 1925, he moved with his parents to the farm north of Servia where he spent his earlier years helping his father and neighbors with the farming. He attended Servia School and graduated from Chester High School in 1937.
On February 7, 1942 he married Virginia R. Fleck.
George was a farmer all his life except for a few years testing cows for the DHIA. In 1984 he retired from farming to a small orchard south of Servia. In 1998 he and Virginia moved to Peabody Retirement Community.
He was a lifelong member of the New Hope (formerly Servia) United Church of Christ, holding many offices and becoming an ordained deacon. George was a member and past president of North Manchester Lions Club for over 55 years and was active in promoting and producing their fish fry. He was a member of the ABC for Wabash County.
George is survived by his wife, Virginia Airgood, North Manchester, IN; one son, Dick R. (Dee) Airgood, Greenfork, IN; one daughter, Sally (Robert) Gamsby, Wabash, IN; one brother, Tom Airgood, North Manchester, IN; one sister, Gladys Airgood, North Manchester, IN; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. One son, one brother and one grandchild are deceased.
Services Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 12:00 noon at Peabody Chapel, 400 W. Seventh Street, North Manchester, IN. Friends and family may call Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Peabody Chapel, North Manchester, IN. Pastor Larry Holderbaum & Rev. Sue Babovec officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Servia, IN. For those who wish to honor the memory of George A. Airgood, memorial contributions may be made to Peabody Caring Circle, 400 W. Seventh Street, North Manchester, IN 46962 or New Hope United Church of Christ, PO Box 125, Bippus, IN 46713. ARRANGEMENTS ENTRUSTED TO MCKEE MORTUARY, NORTH MANCHESTER, IN.
Charles Gordon Airgood (1899 - 1974)
Cora M Aughinbaugh Airgood (1897 - 1982)
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