Surgoinsville: George Malpas, 85, of Surgoinsville, passed away Monday, May 4, 2020 at NHC Healthcare, Greenville, SC. George was born in Trenton, New Jersey and was a graduate of Sewanee University. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force, after which he began his career in forestry with the National Forest Service. George loved the outdoors and his passion for learning about and preserving nature showed in the cattle farm he took care of for 53 years. George was a loving husband and father and was always dedicated to his church. He was married to the love of his life, Barbara, for over 60 years. George retired from TVA - John Sevier Steam Plant. He was a member of Rogersville Presbyterian Church. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Robin Malpas; parents, Leonard and Lillian Morgan Malpas; brother, Richard Malpas.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara; daughter, Kim Bright and husband, Jimmy of Mauldin, SC; son, Jim Malpas and wife, Karen; grandchildren; Thomas Malpas, Katherine Malpas and Sarah Malpas all of Thompson's Station, TN, Tyler Sanders of Greenville, SC, Erin Allen and husband, Josh of Williamston, SC.
A private funeral service will be conducted Saturday, May 9, 2020 in the Broome Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rodney Norris officiating. A private burial will follow in McKinney Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Rogersville Presbyterian Church, Building Fund, 309 W. Kyle St., Rogersville, TN 37857
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