Oklahoma City resident George R. Unterkircher, 86, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Norman.

Oklahoma City resident George R. Unterkircher, 86, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Norman.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 2, at Prague Cemetery with Mike Collyer officiating.

Services are under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.

George was born March 16, 1932, in Hallettsville, Texas, to John and Maude Unterkircher.

He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.

On July 10, 1963, he married Marion Judith “Judi” (Gilbert).

George retired from Tinker Airforce Base as an aircraft mechanic. He later started as tree cutting business in Shawnee. He was a member of the V.F.W.

George enjoyed his cats, working cattle, going to church and was strong in his Christian faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a sister: Joyce Brown, and a great-grandson: Lane Topping.

Survivors include two children: Roxanne Sterling and husband Ron of Oklahoma City and Darren Unterkircher of Shawnee; six grandchildren: Charlie Moore and wife Melissa (their children Maya and Callie), Brittny Smith and husband Cameron, (their children McKenna, Bennett, Arden, Emery), Chevlyn Topping and husband Dusty (their children Stetson, Paisley, Colt), Ryan Unterkircher, Cynthia Unterkircher, and Randy Unterkircher; and several other family members and friends.