George E. “Sock” Robey, 86, formerly of Mansfield, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2015 while in the care of Centerburg Pointe, following a long illness.
George was born August 12, 1928 in Indian Run, West Virginia and was the son of the late Dorsy Robey and Mary (Dawson) Richardson. He was a truck driver for Inter Trucking in Mansfield. George liked to fish and keep his Lincolns clean, enjoyed Blue Grass Music and loved going to Blue Grass Festivals.
He is survived by two children, Sue Hendrix of Gambier and Terry (Patricia Boggs) Robey of Chattanooga, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Melanie (Dan) Maurer, Tasha Hall, Terry Hall, and Terra (Chris) Hunt; four great-grandchildren, Destiney Jarvis, Trinitey Maurer, Kalise Hall, and Dasia Hall; and one sister, Betty Campbell of Ashland.
George was preceded in death by his wife, Norma (Dearment) Robey on January 17, 2008; his parents; and sister, Virginia Morefield.
Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday, August 10, 2015 at Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, LTD., 1106 Park Avenue East, Mansfield, OH. Funeral services will follow at 12 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ashland Co. Memorial Park, Ashland.