George E. Block, 77 of Miltonsburg, Ohio passed away Saturday January 22, 2022 at Barnesville Hospital after a short illness. He was born July 8, 1944 at Barnesville, Ohio a son of the late Arthur C. Block and Eleanor Wahl Block.
George served in the United State Army as a hospital corpsman in Germany during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a retired employee of the Ormet Corporation.
George was a member of St. John the Baptist Church of Miltonsburg. He enjoyed high performance cars, Woodsfield Redskins-Monroe Central Seminoles and Ohio State football. He also enjoyed bluegrass music, playing the lottery and tip boards.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother Robert Block.
He is survived by brothers Edward (Sue) Block of Zanesville, Ohio, James (Margaret) Block of Greenfield, Ohio, his sister Gloria (Charles) Edwards of Woodsfield, Ohio, sister-in-law Margaret Block of Barnesville, Ohio and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday January 27, at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, Ohio. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday January 28, 2022 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Miltonsburg, Ohio with Fr. Timothy Davison as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.
Vigil service 7:45 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Sylvester Central School, 119 Wayne Street, Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.
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