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“my best friend ill miss you more than anyone will ever know one day we will go fishing again. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Jerry littlejohn - kingsport, TN

“Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with Wendy, Jay and their children while they face this difficult time. Our prayers are also with George's other...Read More »
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“George, I wish you knew how much you were loved...You were so much fun to be around. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are going out to the family...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Nancy West - Pauline, SC - Friend

“You was a great Brother-inlaw and we all are going to miss you dearly. Thank you so much for love'ing my Sister and taking care of her like you did,i...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Diane Ricker - Greeneville, TN

“I will always remember the good times we all had when our children was growning up. The beach trips the deer spoting at night and the meals we shared...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Vista Rosbough - Spartanburg, SC


George Edward Pilkington, 70, of Gaffney, died Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born September 23, 1942, in Spartanburg, he was the son of the late Charles Henry and Florence James Pilkington.

Mr. Pilkington was a member of Woodmen of the World, a former volunteer for Glenn Springs-Pauline Fire Dept for 24 years, and formerly served on Croft Rescue 18 for 23 years. He attended Hammett Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughters, Wendy Pilkington Freeman and her husband Jay of Pauline, SC, Sara Spencer and her husband Denver of Gaffney, SC, and Tammy Littlejohn and her husband Gene of Kingsport, TN; grandchildren, Lath Freeman, Seth Freeman, Blyth Freeman, Makayla Spencer, and Crystal Littlejohn; great-grandchildren, Camron Easler and Jayden Easler; and a special friend and dance partner, Christine E. Wilson of Roebuck, SC. He was predeceased by his wife, Ellen Brackins Pilkington.

Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel. A graveside service will be conducted at 3:00 PM Friday, February 8, 2013, in Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery, by the Rev. David Sellars.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Glenn Springs-Pauline Fire Department, 3104 SC Hwy 56, Pauline, SC 29374; or Goucher-White Plains Fire Department, 579 Goucher School Road, Gaffney, SC 29340.

The family is at the old home place, the home of his daughter, Wendy Freeman.

Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel

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