- May 17, 1932 - November 4, 2010
- Moorhead, Iowa
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George Wilbur Moorhead was born May 17, 1932, to Wilbur Page and Ethel (Timm) Moorhead in Sioux City, Iowa. George was raised in Moorhead and graduated from Moorhead High School in 1950. He then attended Iowa State College for two years. George proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. After his honorable discharge he met Darline McCall and the two were married on July 29, 1956. The couple farmed for many years and then in 1986 they trucked as a team. They both retired from trucking in 1999.
George was baptized and a lifelong member of the Moorhead Christian Church, and he held many positions in the church. He was a board member of the Moorhead Co-Op, FSA, and Farm Business Association. He was on the advisory board for Pro Farmers of America and a 4-H club leader. He was a member of the Peter A. Hanson Post #365, the Moorhead Masonic Elk Lodge 586, the Loess Hills Landowners Association, director of the Moorhead State Bank and a Sioux Township Trustee and Clerk.
George died on November 4, 2010, at the Dunlap Nursing and Rehab Center in Dunlap, Iowa at the age of 78 years, five months and 18 days
George was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Julie Marie Moorhead; and sister, Marilyn Moorhead. He is survived by his wife, Darline Moorhead of Moorhead, Iowa; two sons, David Moorhead and his wife Jeannie and Paul Moorhead and his wife Cyndi all of Moorhead, Iowa; one grandson, Johnathan Moorhead of Moorhead, Iowa; three step-grandchildren, Jesse Schmidt of Omaha, Nebraska, Danny Schmidt of Moorhead, Iowa, and Kathryn and her husband Tom Rhymer of Sioux City, Iowa; four step great grandchildren; sister, Catherine and her husband Gerald Webb of Bremerton, Washington; and many other relatives and friends.