George W. Carver

November 12, 1937 ‒ December 05, 2019

Lexington, Ohio

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LEXINGTON:  George W. Carver, 82, of Lexington passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019 in Riverside Methodist Hospital.

He was born November 12, 1937 in Mansfield to George M. and Jeanette (Harding) Carver. A U.S. Navy veteran,  George served four years after his graduation from Lexington High School in 1956.

On March 9, 1957 he married Peggy Jacobs with whom he celebrated 62 years and raised their family of six.

George worked at PPG, Tappan Co., J&B Acoustical and Compass in Columbus before his retirement.

He spent 14 years coaching Little League baseball in Lexington, and in his free time he loved fishing and keeping tabs on his Cleveland Indians.

In addition to his wife Peggy Carver of Lexington, George is survived by sons Jeff (Kelly) Carver, Jim Carver, and Jerry Carver all of Lexington; a daughter Janie Carver of Mansfield; five grandchildren Shane, Troy, Farren, Amanda and Andrew; five great grandchildren, two sisters Nancy Stewart and Debbie Carver; family friends who helped George in his time of need Susie Dean and Mindy Trevino.  Also surviving is his lap warmer Waylon the cat and pain in his butt, Buddy, the dog.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Michael and daughter Jacqueline; sisters Helen Neel and Diane Jessop, brothers Ed and Merle Carver, four sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law and his favorite dog Grizzy.

Friends may call Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 4-7 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where a memorial service will follow at 7 pm.  Celebrant Jerry Wilson will speak.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Richland County Humane Society.

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  • Peggy, Jeff, Jim, Jerry and Janie – During this difficult time in your life, I pray that God will grant you the peace of mind that you need to get through this. Sincere condolences.

  • Janie and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Praying you feel God’s presence and comfort during this difficult time.

  • Dad’s give us strength, and stability as we grow so that we can continue on after they are gone.
    Deepest condolences for your loss.
    Paula Arnold
    Hope Gheen
    Callie Robertson

  • Dear Carver family,
    Please accept my sincerest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. He was a wonderful, loving man
    May God comfort you during this time and always.
    In deepest sympathy,
    David Weisenburger