George Thomas Batchelor


George Thomas Batchelor was born March 9, 1936 in Duplin County, North Carolina to Dewey and Lillie Mae Batchelor. He passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at his residence.
George met his wife Barbara, of 62 years, in Altus, Oklahoma while stationed at Altus Oklahoma Air Force Base. They married June 15, 1956 in Altus.
George was a Master Mason and Veteran.
George is survived by his wife Barbara Batchelor of Frost; daughter Kim Bratcher of Dawson; son Kenneth Batchelor and wife Ellen of Arlington; grandchildren, Shanna Leake and husband Wes of Chatfield, Jami Zook and husband Darren of Arlington, Ryan Batchelor and wife Ashley of Arlington and Carrie Bratcher; great grandchildren, Brooke Amison and husband Josh, Nathan Bowling Jr., Brayden Bratcher, Brian Royle, Caleb Royle and expecting one more grandson in June; great great grandchildren, Aryan and Alec Amison, Brady Zook and Hunter Royle and brother-in-law Marvin Crafton. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings; son-in-law, Loyd Bratcher; granddaughter Janna Royle; great granddaughter Daryan Bowling and father and mother-in-law Marvin and Ruby Crafton.
Visitation will be 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with funeral service following at 2 p.m. with Darren Heil officiating. Burial will follow at Richland Cemetery in Mertens. Pallbearers will be Wes Leake, Josh Amison, Caleb Martin, Josh Martin, Brian Furtick and Buddy Dyer. Honorary Pallbearer will be great grandson Brayden Bratcher.

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Arrangements By Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.
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