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George C. Sechrest

George C. Sechrest, 64, of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Pickering House.  He was born on December 4, 1951 in Bellaire and was the son of the late Robert and Yolanda (Liberati) Sechrest.  George was a 1970 graduate of Bellaire High School and was retired from Colgate-Palmolive in Cambridge.  He loved to play Texas Hold’em every chance he had.
He is survived by his wife, Joann (Fields) Sechrest; children, Joseph McCoy, Joni (Roy Hart) McCoy and Jonah (Ashley) McCoy all of Lancaster; grandsons, Nicholas and Adam Wolfe, Michael and Matthew McCoy; brother, Gary (Toni) Sechrest of Bellaire; nephews, Mike (Jenny) Sechrest of Bellaire and Brian (Jessica) Sechrest of Pataskala; great nephews, Trace, Colt and Max Sechrest and a great niece, Marlee Sechrest.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a niece, Michelle Sechrest
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda.  Burial will follow in Amanda Twp. Cemetery.  Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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My deepest condolences on your loss of your dear family member.

Charlotte Exner Jun 25 2016 12:00 AM

Joann, my heart breaks for you and your family.  Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.  George will be a phenomenal Guardian Angel to you, and will always be with you.  

Patty Ciripompa Jun 24 2016 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy and prayers for your loss.

Dennis Pogany Jun 24 2016 12:00 AM

Please accept me condolences. I worked with George at Colgate. He was entertaining to be around. I hope that you find peace knowing you will be reunited some day in heaven. Again I am sorry for your loss.
                        Lew Mengon

Lew Mengon Jun 23 2016 12:00 AM

Thinking of George's friends and family. So very sorry for your loss.

Michelle and Charlie Clum Jun 23 2016 12:00 AM

Dearest Gary, Toni and all the Secrest families.  We are sad indeed to hear of Georgie's death.  He was a fun-loving guy with a gentle soul and we remember his high school days well.  May you find peace in knowing he is in a painless place.

Steve and MaryJo Kurko Jun 23 2016 12:00 AM

Please accept our deepest sympathies and know that we are here for you if you need us in your time of loss. I am so thankful that George had you in his life Joann. For the first time in all the years I knew and worked with George, he seemed truly settled, happy and content. Again, our condolences for your and your Georgie's Family.

Kris Trischler and Paul Talbot Jun 22 2016 12:00 AM

All of my Sympathy and prayers to the Sechrest family and friends! Love and prayers, Coach Shipley

Maria Shipley Jun 22 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Joann and Family,
Prayers of peace and comfort to you.  It was an honor to sit with George.
Susan K.
FairHope Hospice Volunteer

Susan K. Jun 22 2016 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy for George's family. The time we had with George, will always be remembered with a smile.

Larry P. Jun 22 2016 12:00 AM

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