Van Deventer, George, Jr. M.

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February 25, 1951 - September 23, 2018

Van Deventer, George, Jr. M.

George Van Deventer Jr., age 67, died of pancreatic cancer on September 23, 2018, in Plano, Texas.

George was born on February 25, 1951 in Alexandria, Louisiana, to parents the late George and Willa Van Deventer. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1973. He worked in the gas turbine repair industry for over 40 years, traveling worldwide to provide services to private and public sector customers.

George was known for his unwavering faith, devotion and integrity. Family and his church life always came first throughout his life. He married Cindy in1973 and the couple had two children together. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willa and George Van Deventer.

George is survived by his wife, Cindy; son, Mark; daughter, Holly and her husband, Tony; grandchildren, Connor and Ethan; siblings, John, Patrick and Ann. He is preceded in death by his parents, Willa and George Van Deventer.

A celebration of his life will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, September 28, 2018 at St. Andrew United Methodist Church located at 5801 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, Texas 75093 with a reception to follow. All are welcome to attend and celebrate George’s life.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
214-306-6700

 

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Hank Maddux

October 01, 2018 6:33PM

George was a senior in my outfit at A&M when I was a fish. We had a reunion of the outfit, Squadron 4 this past April and it was a pleasure to catch up with George during that weekend. On behalf of all of the Phantom Four members we send our deepest condolences to Cindy and the family. We shall miss him greatly.


Steve Floyd

September 28, 2018 12:30PM

My condolences to Cindy, Mark and Holly and the rest of the family. I hope and pray that our loving and kind creator, Jehovah God, will bring you comfort and hope. Our Bible offers many words of comfort concerning our dead loved ones. One is found in the account at John chapter 11. Jesus friend, Lazarus, had died some miles away from were Jesus was at the time. When Jesus got to where Lazarus was he was met by Martha, Lazarus' sister. She was grieving and Jesus promised her, in verses 23-25, that there would be a resurrection of the dead. Then on down to verses 43 and 44, Jesus called Lazarus out of the tomb in which he was buried and Lazarus was resurrected from the dead, turned loose and went back to his sisters. This is the kind of resurrection we can expect from Jesus with our loved ones who have died. There is much more about this at jw.org. I hope this has helped some. Steve