George A. Cline, 77, of Whitestown passed away October 15, 2019 at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon. He was born on August 17, 1942 in Lebanon; a son of the late Adrian and Ruthie Mae (Shoemaker) Cline.
George was a 1960 graduate of Whitestown High School. He was President of the Whitestown High School Alumni for 27 years and loved connecting with all the alumni to get their latest information.
He married Dotty (Smith) Cline on April 22, 1967 at the Whitestown Baptist Church by the late Rev. John O. McIntyre.
George was a retired U.S. Navy Chief with 20 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed tinkering in his garage, clearing his woods out and helping his brother farm. He loved going to his grandkids activities and sporting events. George was a member of the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Whitestown. He was a 53 member of Celestial Lodge #525 of Whitestown, where he was Past Master. He was also a member of O.E.S. #248 of Whitestown and past member of the Scottish Rite Freemasonry and the Murat Shrine.
After retiring from the Navy he worked at Naval Avionics Center, Hughes and retired from Raytheon, all in Indianapolis.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Dotty (Smith) Cline; sons, Steve (late Heather) Cline of Thorntown, Dwight (Barb) Cline of Russiaville; grandchildren, Kayla Cline, Cameron Cline, Zachary Cline and Justin Cline; brother, Ron (Penny) Cline; sister, Margaret (Cecil) Blankenship; sister-in-law, Shirley Cline; many nieces, nephews and all of their families.
In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by brothers, Robert Cline, Chuck Cline, and Ralph Cline; daughter-in-law, Heather Cline; and sister-in-law, Joy Cline.
Funeral Services with military and masonic rites will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation is planned for Tuesday, October 22, from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home in Lebanon.
Memorials may be directed to Indiana Masonic Home Foundation or Celestial Lodge #525. Myers Mortuary and Boone County Crematory have been entrusted with his care.