Edwin H. ‘George’ Goebel, 83, served in the Navy for 20 years

Edwin H. ‘George’ Goebel

Edwin H. “George” Goebel, 83, of Virginia Beach, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

Edwin was born June 6, 1936, in Madison, Indiana, to parents, Eva and William Goebel. He spent his early years in his hometown until he joined the U.S. Navy, from which he retired after 20 years of service. He then went on to work and retired from Coltec Industries, Fairbanks Morse Engine Division before enjoying complete retirement.

Edwin was a good, hardworking, family man who was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Goebel; parents; and brother, Paul.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories his son, William (Andrea); daughters, Chelley Merrell and Carla Goetz (Mark); beloved granddaughters, Samantha Bennington (Ryan), Ashley Likens, Bailey Goebel and Emily Goebel; and three beautiful great-granddaughters, Lillian Hungate, Tatumn Bennington and Maezy Bennington. He also leaves behind siblings, Ann Ison, James Goebel and David Goebel and their spouses; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be scheduled at a later date.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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