Mr. George W. Zink, 91, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, due to complications from a fall.
A native of Plainville, Conn., George settled in Brewster, Fla., after the war and later moved to Fort Meade in 1958.
George retired from American Cyanamid Company as a maintenance superintendent after 38 years. Among his many achievements with his work, George helped found ACCO Federal Credit Union where he served as loan officer for 33 years.
He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps, and a longtime member of the American Legion, where he served as chaplain for Post #23 in Fort Meade.
Mr. Zink was a member and elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Meade, and he was proud to be a
26 gallon blood donor at Citrus Regional Blood Center.
George is survived by his wife of 68 years, Luwahna Smith Zink, Fort Meade, Fla.; son, George E. Zink (Bonnie), Cape Coral, Fla.; daughters, Myra Webster (Les), Cedar Park, Texas, Rebecca Hodges (Dale), Geneva, Fla.; sister, Dorothy Turner, Lexington, SC; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Hancock Funeral Home in Fort Meade from 1-2 p.m., with funeral services beginning at 2 p.m. at the funeral home chapel.
Interment follows in Evergreen Cemetery with military honors.
Condolences may be sent to the
family at www.hancockfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Meade, the Salvation Army, or your favorite charity.
Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, is in charge of arrangements.