Born January 30, 1928 in Akron he was a son of the late George Detritch and Mary Mahala Givin Detritch. George graduated from Scio High School in 1946 and served in the US Army in Germany from 1951-1952. Upon returning from his service to his country he worked in the shipping department of the Scio Pottery.
George was Protestant by faith and enjoyed working on cars.
Surviving are his nieces Kathy (Mike) Hoover of Winter Haven, FL and Rebecca (Scott) Sands of Cuyahoga Falls, great nieces Renee (Nick) Andrews of Cuyahoga Falls and Jamie (Skip) Bacon of Colorado and two great great nieces and one great great nephew.
He was preceded in death by a sister Mary Jean Sands and an aunt Luceil Givin.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 1 p.m. in Grandview Cemetery, Scio with Rev. Deborah Kellar officiating. Koch Funeral Home, Scio has been entrusted with his services.
Koch Funeral Home, Scio