George "Arnold" DeGeare, formerly of Granite City, Ill., and a resident of Dudley, was born Oct. 30, 1939, in Granite City, Ill., and died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, at the age of 66.
Mr. DeGeare had served during the Korean War. He had been an employee of Granite City Steel for 32 years. He enjoyed listening to music and reading.
Survivors include Kelly Woods of Kansas City, David DeGeare of Olathe, Kan., Greg DeGeare of Farmington, Robert Wilds of New York City, N.Y., and John Wilds of Grandin.
Visitation will be held after 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at White Sanders Funeral Home in Fisk.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Crystal City with interment to follow.