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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Monday September 6th, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Monday September 6th, 2021

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George Robert Waycaster, Jr.

George Robert Waycaster, Jr., age 85, of Old Fort, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at his residence with his loving family by his side. A native of Buncombe County, George was born on August 16, 1936 to the late George Waycaster, Sr. and Mabel Moore Waycaster.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Gilliam Waycaster; his daughter who passed away April 8, 2021, Kenlynn Waycaster White; and a sister, Pansy Blackburn.

George was a proud United States Navy Veteran who served in Korea. He was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather and enjoyed golfing and fishing. He enjoyed having visitors and was proud to show his famous covered bridge.

George is survived one daughter, Gwendolyn G. Waycaster and son in law, Brian K. White, Sr.; three siblings, Mamie Painter, Mildred Williamson (Lynn) and Leonard Waycaster (Sue); brother-in-laws, Harold Blackburn, Aaron M. Gilliam, David Gilliam and Mickey Gilliam (Helen); sister-in-laws Betty S. Gilliam and Kathy Ragan (Ed). Also surviving George are two grandchildren, Brian White, Jr. (Patricia) and Jessica White Carter (Dusty).

A funeral service to celebrate George’s life will be held on Monday, September 6, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Beam Funeral Service with Reverend Marty Conner officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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Your father's smile and wit was legendary, Gigi! I was blessed to have known him and remember such good times hanging out at your parent's house in VA. Your mother and sister were there to welcome him to Heaven. God bless your family. Thinking of you and sending much love.

MJ Sep 28 2021 10:54 AM

I am so terribly sorry for your loss. Your dad was a wonderful man and I will never forget how kind and generous he was. Praying for you and sending you a big hug.

Audrey Murphy Sep 17 2021 8:31 AM

To the Waycaster family of George please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of your brother. . As for his survivors, just Remember "God will get you through this". Hugs, Nancy and Locke Hyatt

Nancy Sep 8 2021 10:55 PM

A candle was lit in memory of George Waycaster, Jr.

Gail Turner Sep 7 2021 7:33 AM

A candle was lit in memory of George Waycaster, Jr.

Christine Chilton Sep 6 2021 8:10 PM

Gigi, I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of George. He was a great man and a great friend to Mike and I. He always made us feel like we were part of the family.
George always liked it when I would fix him liver and onions, his favorite.
He was always friendly to everyone.
I'm sure Pat and Lynn were glad to see him.
Heaven gained a wonderful man.
He will be missed by all who knew him.
Prayers for you and the family in the days ahead.
We Love you,
Mike & Patty Murphy

Patty Murphy Sep 5 2021 10:25 PM

A candle was lit in memory of George Waycaster, Jr.

Mike & Patty Murphy Sep 5 2021 8:30 PM

I was blessed to have George as my my brother-in-law for 33 years. He was always quick with a smile and some new facts he learned from the latest National Geographic magazine , and what a Redskins football fan! George had a sharp inquisitive mind, and was one of the best scrabble players around. He was a good friend to all of us in the family and loved and respected his mother-in-law Viola very much.(his scrabble playing buddy. ) George was a gentleman and treated people with kindness and respect. I always appreciated that . We are surely going to miss him, but looking forward to seeing him again in the presence of our Lord . Gigi, you have a dad to be truly proud of. You know how much he loved you, the rest of his family and his home. You helped your Dad finish his course of life at peace in the home he loved. Well done Gigi.

ED RAGAN Sep 3 2021 9:07 PM

GiGi, we are sorry for your loss. We know the love inside the family circle.. Brian Sr., Brian Jr. .
( BK) & Jess George. Loved each of you with an everlasting 💘He also loved playing Scrabble with his Mother-in-law; Viola Davis Gilliam, as well as J.T. (jake) Gilliam, both of which have gone on to be with the Lord. Just about all of his in-laws challenged him at Scrabble. Knowing him since I was 12 yrs of age, he became my brother.. once I told him "George, you are my favorite brothers-in-law " He thought for a minute and through his million dollar smile replied " I am your only brother in law!" He would have been,no matter how many had.. Ed & II love him dearly.. GiGi and family,,please know that we are love you and we are here for you.. Know that God loves you too.all.

KATHLEEN RAGAN Sep 3 2021 8:57 PM

I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. He was a wonderful man, friend, husband and father. He was always upbeat and a real joy to be around. I know that the last few years must have been so difficult for you with the passing of your Mom, Sister and now your Dad. Please know that we are thinking of you and praying for God's Grace & comfort for you. We love you.

Ron & Gail Condrey Sep 3 2021 11:57 AM

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