Ronald Wayne ‘RJ’ George Jr.
Ronald Wayne “RJ” George Jr., age 43, of Greenfield Center, suddenly passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
He was born March 31, 1976, in Syracuse, the son of Ronald Sr. and Sandra George. He was proudly employed as a foreman by the NYS Thruway Association, Maintenance Division in Amsterdam. RJ will be remembered for how hard he worked for everything that he had.
RJ was avid a fan of dirt racing, he raced in the Limited Sportsman Division at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. He was proud to have finally won a heat race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway on May 24, 2019.
The true pride and joys of his life other than his family and race community, were his faithful companions, Duncan and his Princess Dakota.
RJ was very proud of his family heritage, Oneida Native American. He was known as the “Grill Master” at the family barbecues and gatherings.
Ronald is survived by father and mother, Ronald Sr. and Sandra George; his brothers, Kevin (Sabra) George, Mark (Alexandra) George and Art Howes; his nieces and nephews, Ryan, Reid, Ryleigh and Zoey George.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville.
A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
Interment will take place in the spring at Maple Avenue Cemetery, Fultonville.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to your local SPCA in RJ’s name.
Arrangements are entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.
Online condolences may be made to the George family at www.brbsfuneral.com.