George Andrews
George Andrews

Obituary of George Richard Andrews

George R. Andrews


Dundee: George Richard Andrews, age 80, of Dundee, NY died Wednesday August 21, 2019 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family.

There are no prior calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday (Aug. 31) at the Tyrone United Methodist Church, Church St. Tyrone, NY with Shepherd Patricia Chilbert officiating. A Celebration of His Life Luncheon reception will immediately follow the service at the church. Inurnment in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to any Veteran or Law Enforcement Organization of the donor's choice.

George was born Nov. 11, 1938 in Montour Falls, NY, a son of the late Martin D. and Ethel M. {Spears} Andrews Sr. On Oct. 15, 1976 in Crystal Valley, NY he married the former Grace M. Bush who passed away on April 22, 2016. He retired in 1991 as a fork lift operator for Zotos International, in Geneva, NY. His love of flowers and landscaping promoted his employment at Seneca Country Club in Geneva, and Lakeside Country Club in Penn Yan.

In his spare time, when he wasn't enjoying family time; he loved hunting, fishing, his flowers beds and birds. He will be especially remembered for his love of music and singing, and passionately played lead guitar in his former bands, "George and the Sundowners" and "Seneca Ramblers". Mr. Andrews was a proud member of the NRA.

He is survived and will be missed by his son Martin Joseph (Michelle) Andrews of Dundee; 4 daughters Tammy L. (Bill Pryslopski) Clark of Corning, Brenda M. (Tim) Buck of Pulteney, Bonnie L. (Tim) Rumsey of Dundee, Ann M. Shoop of Randleman, NC; his only surviving sibling sister Shirley Radka of Penn Yan; 17 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, and his "baby girl" - "Preciuos".

Besides his wife and parents, he was pre-deceased by a son George R. "Rick" Andrews II in 1974, stepdaughter Mary Jane McMaster in 1990, step son James Lynn Scotchmer in 2012, and 4 sisters Emaline Andrews, Inez Heffner, Dorothy Ameigh, Beatrice Spears, and 5 brothers, Frederick, Robert, Danny, Donald, and Martin Jr..

Arrangements were entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee. Online condolences can be sent to the family by visiting

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Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Tyrone United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 1
Tyrone, New York, United States
Celebration of His Life

Final Resting Place

Hillside Cemetery
Millard St.
Dundee, New York, United States

Luncheon Reception

Following the Memorial Service in the Tyrone United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
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