George Eugene Pattillo, 84, of Pineland, died Monday morning, Nov. 18, 2013 in the Sabine County Hospital. George was born Feb. 15, 1929 in Orange, Texas, to Eugene and Carrie Gravett Pattillo. George worked in the Levingston Shipyard as a boiler maker and was a member of the boiler maker’s union. George was a member of the Bethel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Pineland.

He is survived by his wife Betty Pattillo of Pineland, three sons; George Allen Pattillo and his wife Debbie of Atlanta, TX, Douglas Eugene Pattillo and his wife Susan of Bridge City, TX, Jimmy Barlow and his wife Ava of Leonard, TX, sixteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. George was preceded in death by his son Gilbert Edward Pattillo and his daughter Margaret Ann Pattillo.

Visitation will be from 5:00PM until 8:00PM, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in the Starr Funeral Home, 510 Starr St., Hemphill, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00PM, Wednesday, November 20, 2013, in the Starr Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Gravelhill Cemetery near Hemphill