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MARCH 17, 1924 -- OCT. 30, 2004

George H. Jepson, a former paper mill executive, died Saturday in Danville Regional Medical Center, Danville, Va., after a long illness. He was 80.

Mr. Jepson was born in Buffalo and graduated from the University of Buffalo with a degree in business administration.

He worked at Hudson Pulp & Paper Co. in Palatka, Fla., first as a personnel manager, then moving up to vice president. He retired in 1980.

Mr. Jepson served in the Army Air Force's 2nd Air Division as a gunner during World War II and was a member of the 2nd Air Division Association. He was an avid reader.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, the former Audrey Pfau of Danville; a daughter, Linda J. Willen of Arlington, Va.; and two sisters, Anita Glebe of the Town of Tonawanda, and Joan Ingram of San Dimas, Calif.

A graveside service and burial will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.


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