George Emory “G. E.” McIntyre, Jr., of Norwood, passed away Wednesday morning, May 10, 2023 at Spring Arbor of Albemarle.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00AM, Friday, May 12, 2023 at Aquadale Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Todd McSwain will officiate. The family will receive friends in the sanctuary of Aquadale Baptist Church from 10:00AM - 11:00AM, prior to the service.
G. E. was born July 15, 1932 in Stanly County to the late George Emory McIntyre, Sr. and Jeneece Boone McIntyre. He attended Aquadale High School and retired from Carolina Solite, where he was the first person hired when the solite opened. He served in the NC National Guard. He was a faithful member of Aquadale Baptist Church, where he served as deacon.
G. E. was an avid gardener and was known for his immaculate lawn. He took great pride and spent many hours making sure the lawn was perfect! He and his late wife, Sybil always had cats, dogs and frequently visiting squirrels and birds on their deck where there was always food put out for them.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Sybil Efird McIntyre and their son, Phillip McIntyre.
He is survived by his special family, Danny and Julie Poplin and their daughters, D. J. and Presley Poplin; sister, Bobbie Almond.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Spring Arbor for the loving and compassionate care they provided to G. E. over the last few years. He thought of them as his family.
Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharrie, 960 N First Street, Albemarle, NC 28001 or Spring Arbor Activities Fund, 315 Park Ridge Road, Albemarle, NC 28001.
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