George C. Crody, 80, of Worthington, passed away at 8:16 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at his residence.
Born May 10, 1925 in Greene County, he was the son of Truman W. and Bessie (Stalcup) Crody.
He was a retired farmer and was currently on the Jefferson Township Advisory Board. He was an ordained deacon and member of the First Baptist Church in Worthington, where he had served many offices. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of Worthington VFW, the American Legion, Greene County DAV, a former Jefferson Township trustee, a Worthington-Jefferson School Board member for over 20 years and the Greene County Welfare Board for seven years.
Survivors include: his wife LaVelta (Kirby) Crody of Worthington; a son-in-law Floyd Freeman of Worthington; a grandson Curtis and his wife Nicolle Freeman of Worthington; a great-grandson Evan Freeman of Fort Campbell, Ky.; three brothers, Guy Crody of Linton, Tilman Crody of Jasonville, and James Robert Crody of Cold Foot, Alaska; a sister Connie Potter of Buffalo, Mo.; and several brothers and sisters-in-law.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Candi Freeman, who passed away Jan. 28, 2005, six brothers, Lloyd, Bill, Gene, Doug, Ronnie, and Clifford, and one sister Catherine McIntosh.
Funeral service will be at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington 11 a.m. on Saturday with the Rev. Bill Beckelheimer officiating. Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery. Military graveside service will be conducted.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday.
Memorials may be given to the First Baptist Church.