Pastor Robert G. George, age 65 of Evansville, IN went home to receive his heavenly reward on Sunday, September 6, 2020. He was ushered into the presence of God peacefully in the company of his family and friends. After answering the call to ministry at the age of 21, Robert faithfully served as a beloved Pastor for nearly 30 years for the following congregations: Family Worship Center in Rockford, IL, First Assembly of God in Oceola, AR, Lighthouse Assembly of God in New Harmony, IN, First Assembly of God in Rochester, IN, and The Gathering Place in Evansville, Indiana.
Robert was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, graciously devoting himself to his family in every season of life. He always counted it the highest honor to shepherd God’s flock and selflessly poured out his life service to others.
Robert was born in Harrisburg, AR on December 26, 1954. He was preceded in death by his dad, Charles Robert; mother Dorothy Jean; and brother, Charles Wayne. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Judy; son, Robby; daughter-in-law Kelly; and 5 grandchildren Gracin, Nathaniel, Isabella, Addicyn, and Jonah, all of Evansville. He is also survived by his older brother, Larry George of Memphis, TN; sisters, Shirley Jean George Shields of Mountain View, AR and Charlotte (Russell) Edwards of Rockford, IL; and younger brother Stephen George of Evansville, along with an immeasurable host of sons and daughters in the faith.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Christian Fellowship Church (4100 Millersburg Road in Evansville. Visitation hours will be on Friday prior to the memorial service from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Judy George (6004 Whitethorne Dr, Evansville, IN 47710). Condolences can be shared to https://www.facebook.com/robert.george.718.
The family would like to thank the nurses on unit 5100 at Deaconess Mid-town Hospital and Christian Fellowship Church for their incredible kindness and caring support throughout the journey.
He leaves us all with countless cherished memories and a rich example of the Christian life. Moreover, he would want everyone to be encouraged by the promise of God in 1 Corinthians 1:3-4, “God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us.”