George was born to godly parents. He accepted Jesus as Saviour at 17. He attended Bethany Bible Institute, Hepburn, Sask., and MB Bible College, Winnipeg. He married his high school sweetheart, Carol. George and Carol were in ministry for 42 years. They pastored in Regina, Sask.; Saskatoon; Willingdon, B.C.; Victoria; Morden, Man.; and Lethbridge, Alta. George also travelled B.C. as superintendent of MB Home Missions while living in Abbotsford. George and Carol did marriage counselling and hospital visitation together. George lived life enthusiastically: laughing with and loving his wife, family, congregations and friends. He cared deeply for people who needed Jesus.