George Edward Kreycik, 91, of Hendersonville, passed away on February 3, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family while in the care of Four Seasons Hospice.
He was born and raised on the family cattle ranch in Wood Lake, NE. He enlisted in the USMC during WWII. During his enlistment, he met and married Evelyn (Pasieta) Kreycik of suburban Chicago. They remained in the Chicago area and raised their family before retiring to Hendersonville in 1998.
He was a lifetime member of the American Legion and the Masonic Order. He was an avid golfer, hunter, fisherman and horseman.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years Evelyn; daughter Judith Vangelis of Hendersonville; son Thomas Kreycik of Hollywood, FL; granddaughter Stephanie Maze of Pisgah Forest; grandson Steven Vangelis of Brevard; great-granddaughter Rebekah Maze of Pisgah Forest; sister Ruth Prendergast of Denver, CO; and brother Robert Kreycik of Loveland, CO.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.