George C. Mahan, 89, died Saturday, June 2, 2012, in Lehigh Acres. He was born Feb. 14, 1923, in Ashland, Ky.
He graduated in 1939 from Paintsville High School. Later, the family moved to Mansfield, Ohio.
He served during WWII as a member of the 504th AAA Gun Battalion. Following the war, he was employed at Mansfield Tire & Rubber Co. until his retirement.
In 1966, he married Vangie (Bias) Altug. He became a father to her son, Erol Altug, and they had a daughter, Amy (Mahan) Jeffries.
After moving to Lehigh Acres in 1978, he worked at Publix supermarket.
He was active in his church.
He is survived by a stepson, daughter and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his younger brother, older sister, parents and wife.
Services were held Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Lee Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Christ Community Church, at 4050 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33936.
Arrangements handled by Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park.