George Willard Dewey, 75, of Huntley, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 9, 2021 surrounded by family. George was born on August 28, 1945 in Highland Park, IL the son of Dudley and Ruth (Thompson) Dewey.
George was a beloved husband to his wife Margie of 54 years and a devoted father and grandfather to his three daughters and five grandchildren. He was a dedicated steward to his church and community.
For thirty-seven years, George served in the United States Air Force and the Illinois Air National Guard as a pilot and later worked for the Federal Aviation Administration. George retired from military service as a Lieutenant Colonel having served in both the Vietnam War and Desert Storm.
He is survived by his wife Marjorie (Laing) Dewey, his daughters Karin Dewey (Brit Sanders), Alison Dewey (Brian Hooker) and Amy Westbrook (Tavis), his sisters Mary (Dewey) Hamilton and Barbara (Dewey) Bohnhoff and his five grandchildren: Elise, Cora, Clara, Colin, and Marion.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Kimberly Ruth Dewey and parents, Ruth (Thompson) and Dudley Dewey.