George H. Box

May 15, 1934 ‒ April 02, 2021

Mansfield, Ohio

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SUMMERVILLE, SC: George H. Box passed away on April 2, 2021 at his residence.

George was born May 15, 1934 in Grafton, Ohio to the late P.L. and Edith (Silver) Box. He was a 1952 graduate of New London High School.

He was a veteran of the United States Army serving from December 4, 1956 to December 3, 1958.   Following his honorable discharge from the army, George returned to farming and began his career at the General Motors plant in Ontario, Ohio. He became a diemaker and retired in 1992.

George had a lifelong love of the land which led him to farming, gardening, and hunting. As a veteran, he was passionate about serving veterans. He held numerous officer positions in the AMVETS at the local, state and national level.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly whom he married June 8, 1957; Children Pamela Champ (David), Che’ Sahara, George C. Box (Darienne), and Teresa Schmidt; Grandchildren Molly Jagoditz (T.J.), Austin Schmidt (Dr. Beth Franklin), Mackenzie Mace (Pastor Alex) and Andrew Box; Greatgrandchild Ansley Mace; sister Alice Spoerr, brother-in-law Robert Erbacher (Jill), sister-in-law Barbara Erbacher and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his siblings; brother Glade Box, sisters Ellen Brown and Jane Enderby and brothers-in-law Edward Erbacher and James Spoerr.

A celebration of life will be held later this year. Memorial contributions in George’s honor may be made to the charity of choice (please send contributions directly to the charity).

Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve George’s family and encourage you to leave a condolence or message of support at

UPDATED SERVICE INFORMATION: A Memorial Service will be Saturday, July 24, 2021 in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home beginning at 12 pm. The family has requested no flowers to be sent, instead memorial contributions in George’s honor may be made to the charity of your choice (please send contributions directly to the charity). 

  • So very sorry George to see that your dad has passed. Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. 🙏❤️
    Dave and Kerry Dunlap

  • George, sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

  • Bev,
    Just read of George’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Hope you are enjoying SC. Remember your friendship fondly.
    Joan Barber Jones

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