Loyack, George Francis (Ringgold)

Friday, October 6, 2017

George Francis Loyack, 77, of Ringgold, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. A native of Pittston, Pa., he has lived in the north Georgia, Chattanooga area for the past 52 years. George was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, was a member of the American Legion Post #95 and was of the Baptist faith.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Michael George and Margaret Ann Connell Loyack; sister, Rose Mary McKinney; and brother, Michael Loyack.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Barbara Ann Hayslip Loyack of Ringgold; four children, George (Anita) Loyack of Ringgold, LaDonna (Larry) Connell of Chattanooga, Margaret (Bart) Lunsford of Lakeland, Fl., and Joseph (Tammy) Loyack of Boaz, Al.; sister, Judy Wagner of Gambrills, Md.; five grandchildren, Matthew Loyack, Kristen Loyack, Kyna Lunsford, Sebastian Lunsford, and Logan Loyack; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Dennis Chambers officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. until funeral time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold.


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