In Loving

George Russell Compton

January 9, 1946 – September 21, 2022

George Russell Compton, 76, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, after a lengthy illness.

George was a proud Vietnam Veteran who served with the United States Navy.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary Kent Compton; brother, Edward Compton (Jane); children, George Compton, II, Lea Townsend (Danny), Jamie Pulliam, and Jennifer Challis (Ted Fogarty). He was very proud of his 5 grandchildren: Spencer Townsend, Garrett Townsend, Amber Pulliam, Harmon Challis, and Noah Pulliam. Cody, his beloved westie, also mourns his passing.

He requested no funeral services, and his family will honor his wishes.

The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to Kindred Hospice, and the staff members of the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center hospice unit.