George Boswell Dolvin, age 92, passed away on February 27, 2020. He was born February 26, 1928 in Waycross, Georgia to the late Ralph and Virginia (Copelan) Dolvin. George grew up in Siloam, Georgia and graduated from Greene County High School. He then went on to graduate from the University of Georgia. He was drafted into the Army and was deployed to Korea where he endured a frigid winter living in a tent. He owned an egg business and also was employed by a water treatment plant. George enjoyed spending time at the Greene County Country Club playing golf and also had a love for music and watching videos. He was a member of Siloam United Methodist Church and also attended Siloam Baptist Church. Mr. Dolvin was the mayor of Siloam for a few years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Virginia Dolvin; brothers, Ralph Walton Dolvin, Jerry Dolvin, Sammy Dolvin and John Lane Dolvin. He is survived by his sister-in-law, Mary Cates Dolvin and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
George lived with Mary and John for several years in Hayesville, North Carolina. After surgery for a broken hip, he was moved to Clay County Care Center in Hayesville. He fell and broke his other hip and also had a history of heart problems. George always loved Siloam and missed all of his friends and cousins there. He was well cared for by the wonderful nurses and assistants at Clay County Care Center. George will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
A memorial service will be held on March 8, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Siloam United Methodist Church. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of local arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.
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