KILLBUCK -- George Auldon Blagg, 82, of Killbuck, passed away Wednesday evening, March 22, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family after an extended illness.
A Celebration of Life gathering was on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Alexander Funeral Home Millersburg, from 6-8 p.m. where friends and family were given the opportunity to share memories at 7 p.m.
Funeral services were Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Waterloo Church in French Creek, W.Va., with Pastor Weis Day officiating. Burial was in Waterloo Cemetery, where military rites were conducted.
Those wishing to share a memory or make online condolences may do so by visiting www.alexanderfhinc.com.
He was born Oct. 7, 1934, in Braxton County, W.Va., the son of Henry and Ollie (Cowgar) Blagg. George worked for Union Drilling Oil Company, Sam Jack Drilling and was a foreman at Falcon Drilling. He also loved hauling Amish.
George was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the 11th Airborne Division. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting, was a championship horseshoe thrower and loved spending time with his family.
Surviving are his children, Gail Stump of Napier, W.Va., George "Speedy" Blagg of Big Bend, W.Va., Ed (Terry) Blagg of Buckhannon, W.Va., Judy (Mike) Posey of Newport, Tenn., James "Mooney" (Susan) Blagg of Killbuck, Kavy (Dave) Kelly of Buckhannon, W.Va., Desirae Blagg of Lexington, Ky., Georgetta Blagg of Millersburg, Dustiny Blagg (Troy Majzer) of Killbuck and Belinda (Bill) Brannon of Nashville; 28 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and one more on the way. He also is survived by the mother of his three youngest children, Linda Bowman of Lexington, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his parents; the mother of his eldest children, Mildred Faye Blagg; a son-in-law, Tom Stump; a great-grandson, Gabriel Storm Mayo; brothers, Hanse, Eli and Cardon "Cubby" Blagg; and sisters, Etta Tenney and Shirley Blagg.