March 27, 1935 - December 8, 2015
George Omer Viars, 80, of New Castle, passed away peacefully on the evening of Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at Heritage House of New Castle. He was born on March 27, 1935 in Soldier, Kentucky, a son of the late Jake and Nora (Patton) Viars. George was a skilled tradesman at Dana Corporation in Hagerstown retiring in 1996. During his career he attained three skilled tradesman cards in Millwright, Sheet Metal, and Electrical. On March 5, 1955, he married the love of his life, Betty Lou Crawford, and family would always remain most important to George. He loved spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was an avid horseman, fisherman, and an animal lover. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Betty Lou Viars; daughter, Theresa (husband: David) Gray of Cadiz; son, Jeff (wife: Tracie) Viars of New Castle; four grandchildren, Kristen, Ashley, Morgan and Brock; a great-granddaughter, Sidney Jo, and a brother, Allie “Bud” Viars of New Castle. George was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Viars, and a sister, Christine Duvall. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Sproles Family Funeral Home with Rev. Elwood Evans officiating. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery West Lawn Addition. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at www.stjude.org. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles Family and staff are honored to serve the family of George Viars.
George Omer Viars, 80, of New Castle, passed away peacefully on the evening of Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at Heritage House of New Castle. He was born on March 27, 1935 in Soldier, Kentucky, a son of the late Jake and Nora (Patton) Viars. George... View Obituary & Service Information
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