BALDWIN, Ga. - George Lee Way, age 72, of Baldwin, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018, from results of cancer.

Mr. Way was born on Jan. 26, 1946, in Manning, to the late Clarence and Rena Mae Allen Way. He was the past president of Banks County Cattleman's Association. Mr. Way retired as owner-operator of Way Fabrication with 30 years of service. He was a United States Navy veteran.

Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Cary and Sarah Way of Homer and Freddie and Melanie Way of Cornelia; sister, Mary Ann Dubose of Sumter; brothers, Clarence "Bubba" Way of Sumter, Harry Lee "Sammy" Way of Sumter and Kenneth Allen of Sumter; five grandchildren, Courtney Way, John Way, Josh Way, Caroline Way and Keragan Way; and special friend, Alice Evans of Sumter.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, with Elder Terrell Simmons and Dr. Roy G. Rogers officiating. Interment will follow at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerrell Beatty officiating. Military honors to be provided by the United States Navy.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home & Crematory, South Chapel, 1370 Industrial Blvd., Baldwin, Georgia, (706) 778-7123.

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