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George Edgar Eller - Oak Island

George Edgar Eller - Oak IslandMr. George Edgar Eller, 84 of Oak Island passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.

Mr. Eller was born August 7, 1928 in Forsyth County, NC the son of the late George W. Eller and Mattie Robins Eller. He grew up in the Huntersville / Cornelius area. He was the owner / operator of Oakhurst Upholstery in Charlotte and retired in 1993. Mr. Eller was a member of First Baptist Church of Oak Island and a former member of First Baptist Church of Cornelius. He has served as a deacon in both churches. Mr. Eller was known of his Fred Astaire dancing, and he and his wife were an award winning couple. Mr. Eller was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He loved people and was a friend for life and a self-made man. Mr. Eller was a compassionate man and will be missed by all that knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by a son David Lee Eller and a grandson Christopher Michael Eller.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years Dorothy “Dottie” Shepherd Eller; a son Michael Eller and wife Diane of Oak Island; a daughter-in-law Linda Eller of Mooresville; and two step-grandchildren, Kelly Surratt and Brad Walton.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Fist Baptist Church of Oak Island with Reverend Charlie Carter and Reverend Rick Ables officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 pm prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Oak Island, Building Fund, 4608 East Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465.

Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport


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