George A. Summerlot, 86, of Spencer, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at his home. He was born in Brazil, Indiana on June 18, 1934 to Herbert and Helen (Thiel) Summerlot.
George graduated from Spencer High School. He married Beverly Speas on July 2, 1966 at the First Baptist Church in Spencer and they raised two children together. George retired from Otis Elevator in Bloomington and was a volunteer firefighter with the Spencer Fire Department for 30 years holding several positions from Chief to Safety Officer. He was a devoted family man who loved spending time with his grandchildren. George was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Spencer. He always enjoyed the company of others and was an avid IU basketball fan.
George is survived by his loving wife, Beverly Summerlot of Spencer; daughter Carmen Summerlot of Terre Haute; son, Greg Summerlot of Spencer; brother, John Summerlot (Linda) of Spencer; two grandchildren, Megan Devore and Jeremy Devore; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home with Pastor Chris Breeden officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Bethel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4-8 PM and on Thursday from 12:00 PM until the time of service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church in Spencer.
Online condolences may be shared with George’s family at www.westparrishpedigo.com
Due to State regulation, all visitors must wear a mask and maintain social distancing, and only 25 people will be allowed in attendance at one time.