Robert L. “Bobby” George, 82, of Montoursville, passed away on Christmas day, December 25, 2020, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport.
He was married to his loving wife, the former Barbara Womelsdorf on August 20, 1960.
Bobby was born December 22, 1938, in Williamsport.
He was a member of the first Little League team in Montoursville. During high school, Bobby played football and basketball. He graduated from Montoursville Area High School in 1957. He then went on to graduate from West Chester State College receiving his bachelor’s degree and received his master’s degree from Cortland, NY.
Bobby was a Montoursville High School Health and Physical Education and Drivers Ed teacher for 40 years “minus 5”. He coached Montoursville High School Football in the sixties and seventies, and he started the first track and field team “Oh my”.
He then went on to coach football at Lycoming College for many years. He was a PIAA football and basketball referee and track and field starter for 50 years. He was a director of the West Branch Hall of Fame. He was a member of the Montoursville Presbyterian Church. He loved to coach football and golf, and go antiquing.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Jacqueline (Sam Bozochovic) and Suzanne (Doug) Shinn; a son, R. Lance (Jen Ramsay) George; and grandchildren, Sadie, Elijah, Alexander, and Clara.
A graveside funeral service will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday, January 7, 2021, at Montoursville Cemetery with Rev. David C. Smith officiating. A walkthrough viewing will be held from 10 – 11 a.m. at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville.
PA Dept. of Health guidelines for indoor and outdoor gatherings will be followed, including masks and social distancing.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lycoming College Football Club, 1 College Place, Williamsport, PA 17701 or West Branch Hall of Fame, PO Box 3242, Williamsport, PA 17701.
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