George Sturgeon
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George R. Sturgeon, 85, of Marion, formerly of Metropolis, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at St. Louis University Hospital.

Born July 21, 1927 in Kentucky, Mr. Sturgeon lived in Metropolis most of his life. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked on the river for over 40 years as a chief engineer.

Survivors include two sons, Robert L. Sturgeon and wife Rhonda of Marion and David G. Sturgeon and wife Charlene of Richmond, Ind.; two grandsons, Jonathan Sturgeon and wife April and Jesse Sturgeon, all of Marion; three granddaughters, Natasha Sturgeon and fiancé James Page of Leesburg, Ind. and Triniti Baker and husband Louis and Keri Hall and fiancé Rick Lynn, all of Marion; five great-grandchildren, Lillyana Page of Leesburg and Owen and Lauren Sturgeon, Hunter Baker, and Jaidyn Morse, all of Marion; two brothers, Vernon Sturgeon and Ben Sturgeon; and one sister, Pearl Smoot.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 30 years, Nancy Sturgeon; and his parents, and George W. and Madie Sturgeon.

Funeral service was held Sunday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Pastor John Holt officiating. Burial followed at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the family, in care of Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home.
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