Tanner, George R., Sr.
Birth: Saturday, June 26, 1943 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: White Plains, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 23, 2016 at the age of 73
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George R. Tanner, Sr., 73, of White Plains, MD passed away on December 23, 2016 at the University of MD Charles Regional Center in La Plata, MD. George was born in Washington, DC on June 26, 1943 to the late James R. Tanner and the late Naomi M. Tanner. He is also preceded in death by his brother, James R. Tanner.
George is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, James R. Tanner (Susie), Richard L. Tanner and George R. Tanner, Jr.; brother, William Tanner; grandchildren, Brandi (Jonathan), Heather (Mike) and Hayley; and great-grandchild, Harper Rose.
George was an Elevator Mechanic for Schindler Elevator. He was also a retired member of I.U.E.C. Local #10. George was known as "Pappy" to everyone. He enjoyed boating, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Friday, December 30, 2016 from 6PM to 8PM at Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, PA, 211 St. Mary's Ave., La Plata, MD, where a Memorial Service will begin at 7PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in George's memory to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org. Arrangements by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home.