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George Albert Bourne

December 28, 1938 — July 16, 2016

George Albert "Al" Bourne, Sr., 77 of Rome, GA passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016 at a local hospital.

Mr. Bourne was a lifelong resident of Rome, GA and was a Vietnam Veteran having served in the U.S. Army serving in the 24th Infantry Division in Germany. Mr. Bourne had worked many years in the textile industry at Integrated Products, Diamond, and he retired in 2002 from Syntec. He was a member of the VFW Post 4911 and was of the Baptist Faith. His passions in life were his family, playing tennis, fishing, and enjoying the outdoors. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Margaret Bourne; brother, Bruce Bourne; and grandson, George Albert Bourne, III.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Margaret Fischer Bourne; three children, Norbert Bourne of Rome, GA, Dorothy L. (W.C.) Dunaway of Armuchee, GA, and George Albert Bourne, Jr. (Stephanie) of Rome, GA; five grandchildren, Ashley (Hollis) Rish, Jessica (Michael) Sherrit, Jennifer Dunaway, L.A. Dunaway, and Deedra Bourne; sister, Dorothy B. Thacker of Rome, GA; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1 o'clock until 2 o'clock at Fred Talley Parkview Chapel Funeral Home Rome, GA.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 20th at 2:00p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Glen Clonts officiating. Interment will follow in the Morning View Cemetery with Military Honors.

The following will serve as pallbearers, W.C. Dunaway, L.A. Dunaway, Hollis Rish, Michael Sherrit, Rick Gilbert and Rich Gilbert.

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