George “June” Wartsbaugh

A memorial service will be held for 92-year old George “June” Wartsbaugh on Saturday, Oct 10, 2020, at 3:00 PM ET at Loomis Funeral Home Chapel in Apopka, Florida.

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Loomis Family Funeral Home in Apopka, Florida, is in charge of arrangements for George “June” Wartsbaugh.

George Junior “June” Wartsbaugh was born December 02, 1927 in Portsmouth, Ohio, and passed away on September 27, 2020 in his Florida home surrounded by family.

June began his life in Scioto County, Ohio, where he attended Portsmouth High School before entering the Navy during WW2. Upon his return he attended Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio. 

June went to work for the state of Ohio and eventually retired after 25 years of service. In 1969, he moved to St. Paris, Ohio, and became a farmer. In 1983. he moved again – this to Florida, where he worked for the state Department of Revenue before retiring one final time

In 1992, June moved to Rushville, NE, where he lived out the rest of his life as a “Snow Bird,” traveling between Nebraska and Florida while enjoying the best of both worlds.

He was an avid trap shooter and hunter and loved bowling, tennis and softball. He also was a diehard Yankees Fan.

June was a lifetime member of the NRA, Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA), Pheasants Forever, Fraternal Order of the Moose. And the American Legion as a WWII Navy veteran,,

He loved and was loved by his daughters and grandchildren very much. He will be greatly missed.

June was preceded in death by his previous wife Alma Wartsbaugh; father Earnest Wartsbaugh, mother Ruth Speck, and sister Ruby Brightwell. 

He is survived by two daughters Carol (Dave) Granger of Troy, Ohio and Lyn (Ronnie) Bray of Altamonte Springs, Florida; 5 grandchildren Amy (Justin) Reigle, Brittany Granger, William Davis, Ashley Bray and Paige Bray; a nephew Rodney (Brenda) Brightwell; great-grandchildren Faith and Maggie Reigle, and great-great grandson Chase.