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George Joseph Woolley Jr., 91, of Williamsburg, Va., died Sunday, July 10, 2016.

He was preceded in death by his son, George Joseph Woolley III.

George Joseph Woolley Jr.
    George Joseph Woolley Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Woolley; his daughter, Theresa Ollice (Bruce); and his brother, James Woolley.

George served his country during World War II and was retired from the U.S. Navy. He also retired from civil service, having worked at the Naval Weapon Station in Yorktown, Va. He was an avid stamp and baseball card collector.

George was a hard worker and a family man. He also was God fearing and remained faithful in the Lord by reading his Bible every day.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 2016, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, Va.. A funeral service will be at at 11 a.m.Friday, July 15, 2016, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Williamsburg Memorial Park, 130 King Williams Drive, Williamsburg, Va.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be made in George’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 213 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

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