George W. Kembro, Jr. • September 10, 2021
George W. Kembro, JR of Pace, Florida passed away on September 10th, 2021 at home with his loved ones.
He is preceded in death by Atha Kembro, his Mother; George W. Kembro SR, his Father; Francis Whaley, his sister and Horace Kembro, his brother.
Mr. Kembro is survived by loving wife, his three sons, John Noski (Stephanie), Eric Kembro, Tony Kembro, and Seven grandchildren Sabrina (Sam) Schalnus, Tiffany (Krieg) Kembro-Osborne, Brandi Kembro, Zack Kembro, Johnathon(Emma) Noski, Lauren Noski, and Elias Kembro, three great grandchildren, and special friend Cindy Smith.
He was born May 20, 1934 in Jay, Florida. George had a career at Whiting Field Naval Air Station beginning in 1976 and retired from there while he also enjoyed many years working as a carpenter. He enlisted in the United States Navy on March 29, 1957 and served 4 years. While serving in the Navy, George boxed, and was named a golden glove champion and was known for his competitive, yet compassionate spirit.
On April 3rd, 1962 he married the love of his life, Shirley. They were married for over 59 wonderful years. Mr. Kembro was a strong patriarch of his family, a good friend to all, and a man who would “give his shirt” for a friend in need.
He was a good father who always took care of his children and did the best he could to teach and guide them, a loving grandfather and a beautiful soul who shared his laughter with many. George was a minister, and was affiliated with Pensacola Deliverance Temple for many years. He was also the bass singer for “The Majestics” for several years, and was lovingly referred to as “ The Old Time Preacher Man”.
George was a strong, proud and gracious man. He is surely loved and will be missed by many!
Services are as follows: Visitation Monday September 20,2021 11:30am-12:30pm. Funeral Services to be held immediately following at 12:30pm at Pensacola Memorial Gardens, 7433 Pine Forest Road, Pensacola, FL . A private committal Service will be held for the family on Tuesday September 21,2021 at Barrancas National Cemetery.
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