George Albert Yaeckel Jr., 62, passed away December 1, 2013, in Nags Head, NC. He was born on February 13, 1951. George always had a big smile, a love for the beach and for his family and friends, and no matter what he never lost his sense of humor.
George served in the US Army, and worked as an aircraft electrician at the Norfolk Naval base. George had a special place in his heart for the Outer Banks.
He is survived by his son, Christian Yaeckel, and wife, Laura, of Gloucester, VA; two grandchildren, Amanda and CJ; two great grandchildren, Emmett and Stephen; his brother Carl Yaeckel; five sisters, Anna Brown, Linda Brown, Edith Iseini, Bonnie Jones, and Marcie Laumann; also several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, and lots of friends.
He is preceded in death by his father, George Albert Yaeckel Sr.; stepmother, Leah Yaeckel; mother Phyllis Hart; and his brother Mark Umbel.
The family would like to give a special thanks to the nurses and staff of Coloney Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center in Nags Head.
A private memorial service will be held per his wishes. Donations may be made in memory of George, to the Disabled American Veterans, or a charity of your choice.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences