George Washington Cheek, Jr. ’49

Dr. George Washington Cheek, Jr. ’49 of Burlington, N.C. died June 12, 2006.  A memorial service was conducted by the Rev. Dr. Scott R. Woodmansee ’59 at the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Burlington. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II. He was a graduate of Davidson and the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He served his residency in Ann Arbor, Mich., and was a retired surgeon. Survivors include his wife, Janette Dierking Cheek, 317 Engleman Ave., Burlington, N.C. 27215; four daughters, Julianna Cheek Woodmansee ’84 and husband, John ’86 of Durham, Carin Stanley Cheek of Frankfort, Ky., Adrienne Cheek ’86 and husband, Brett Pulliam of Durham, and Amy Lynne Cheek ’88 and husband, Chris Naples of Stratford, Conn.; and four grandchildren, Michaela Cheek Woodmansee, Arlo Cheek Woodmansee, Scarlett Beatrice Naples, and Isidora Clementine Naples.