George Vernon Mayer died Jan. 3, 2015 at the age of 90. The North Fork resident was born Aug. 18, 1924 in Fresno to Fred and Vernie.
He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II, and later worked as a cattle rancher and in the PG&E Hydro Department.
Mr. Mayer enjoyed hunting, fishing, boxing and car racing.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Louise, his brothers, Jerry, Stanley and Bill, and his sister, Dorothy West.
Mr. Mayer is survived by his children David and wife Marie; Ray and wife LeAnn, and Danny, all of North Fork; grandchildren, Jason, Melissa Ridger, and Rachel; and five great grandchildren.
Memorial services were held Jan. 8, 2015.
Remembrances can be made in his name to the VA Hospital in Fresno.