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George W. High

February 21, 1934 — April 27, 2024

Crawfordsville

George W High, age 90, passed away April 27, 2024 with family by his side. George Was born February 21, 1934 in Montgomery County to Cecil & Zona (Eackle) High.
George married Bev Ward (the love of his life) on November 8, 1957, in Montgomery County.
George served in the Army for 3 years, during the Korean War, retired from Raybestos after 30 years, did maintenance at numerous apartment complexes in the Montgomery County area, was hired and fired by his brother, Bob High, many times, while painting and doing drywall, and he was also a yellow jacket at the Indy 500 for 3years. He loved to mushroom hunt, attend and participate in car shows, avid sports fan (especially IU), play card (was an expert cheater/sore loser, but still couldn’t win against Betty Wilson), and cared for and loved his family deeply.
He was a member of American Legion Post 72, Smartsburg Christian Church, and he also bowled a 300 game in bowling during a league tournament on February 19, 1967.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, son Roger (Joni) High of Virginia Beach, VA, daughter Robin Cooper of Indianapolis, and son Rodney (Belinda) High of Crawfordsville. Grandchildren: Alyse, Madeline, Alec, and Ryan High, Whitney (Luke) Wolsifer, Jessica Tribble, and Aaron (Lisa) and Kashawndra Cooper. Great grandchildren: Alexa, Javin, and Ellison Cooper.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, brothers: Cecil, Thomas, Robert, & Ronnie High, sisters: Buena (Boo) Cunningham, Nancy High, Mickey Widger, and Maxine Roche.
Graveside service with military rites will be on Saturday May 18, 2024 at the Mace Cemetery at 5258 E US-136, Crawfordsville, IN at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project @ www.support.woundedwarriorproject.org or envelopes will be available the day of service.
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