He was born Oct. 27, 1942, in Tom’s Creek to the late Hubert V. and Christine Orange Surface. He was preceded in death by his sister Joe Ann Criner of Christiansburg.
He is survived by his devoted wife of almost 60 years, Peggy C. Surface; a daughter, Christine Elizabeth Surface of Blacksburg; sons Jim (JoEllen) Surface of Christiansburg and John Surface, of Lewisburg, W.Va..; four grandchildren, Crystal Irwin of Portland, Ore.., Amber Surface of Radford, John Surface of Blacksburg, and Jaymes Gage Surface of Christiansburg; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Janice Cochran of Eggleston; a brother, Benny (Reba) Surface of Christiansburg; a sister-in-law, Rita (Lynn) Boland of Radford, and many nieces and nephews.
George worked for many years at Corning and then at Federal Mogul in Blacksburg until his retirement in 2005. His favorite pastimes were hunting and fishing.
A memorial service was held Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at 11 a.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with Randy Jarrells officiating. The family received friends in the chapel prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.
Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.