GEORGE B. MAXON

November 3, 1927 - May 29, 2016

George B. Maxon, 88, of Concord Township passed away on May 29, 2016. He was born on November 3, 1927, in Cleveland, Ohio.  George was a retired auto body teacher for the Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools. George was also a volunteer firefighter with the Concord Township Fire Department, and a charter member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Painesville Township. George proudly served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Blackfin (SS-322). George enjoyed being outdoors and spending time with family and friends. George was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dorothy Helen (Laukkonen) Maxon, parents Etta May and Burwell Maxon, sister Mary Shimp, and brother-in-law Harold Shimp. George is survived by his children Barbara Bretzman, Kathy Maxon, Bill (Ruth) Maxon, and Becky (Philip) Pesosky; grandchildren Brian Meyer, George Hudson, Mary Bretzman, Madeline and William Maxon, Kristen (Daniel) Barbera, and Andrew Pesosky, and three great-grandchildren. 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Hospice of the Western Reserve. Services will be private.