George Sidney Chris-mas, 94, of Forest City, N.C., died May 28, 2007, at his residence.
A native of Oxbow, Province of Saskatchewan, he was the son of the late Walter William and Pearl Orena Whipple Chrismas.
He retired for the NASCO?Company in Waukegan, Ill.
He served in the United States Army during World War II serving in the 101st Artillery Battalion.
He was a member and deacon of Peace Lutheran Church in Cherokee Village, Ark., and was a former resident of both Hardy, Ark., and Zion, Ill.?
He was married to the late Patricia E. Chrismas.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Carrie Hass Chrismas and his stepdaughter, Patricia Dicks Swager.
Other survivors include: a step-daughter, Donna Ohmstead of Forest City, N.C.; a brother, John Edward Chrismas of Hot Springs Village, Ark.; and two sisters, Ivey Meeks of Wendell, N.C. and Nellie Lilly of San Diego, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at the North Shore Memorial Gardens in North Chicago, Ill., for the family at the time of the interment.
Memorials may be made to Heifer Project International, P.O. Box 8058, Little Rock, AR 72203.
The Padgett and King Mortuary of Forest City, N.C., was in charge of the funeral arrangements.