George Robert Puterbaugh, 91 of Ringgold, Georgia, passed away on Saturday November 17, 2012 at Rosewood Assisted Living Community, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. He was born January 5, 1921 in Ansonia, Ohio the son of the late Oscar & Myra (Lear) Puterbaugh. He served in the United States Marine Corps in World War II fighting in the Guadalcanal. He worked at H.D. Giesler Company in Dayton Ohio for 20 years as Office Manager and in sales.
He is preceded in death by his parents; 1st wife: Edith Irene (Hines) Puterbaugh; 2nd wife: Grace Elizabeth (Nee Bentz Tatom) Puterbaugh; son: Gregory A. Puterbaugh.
He is survived by his children & spouses: Michael L. & Patsy Puterbaugh of Ringgold, Georgia, Patricia A. & Keith Thompson 0f West Carrollton, Ohio, Ronald D. & Judith Puterbaugh of Meridian, Idaho; step son & daughter in law: James T. & Angela Tatom of Fort Wentworth, Georgia; 9 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren.
A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family at West Branch Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio. Veterans Graveside services will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are being handled by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.