Mr. George Branton, age 85, of Acworth, Georgia passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 10, 2013 at 2:00pm from the chapel of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home in Kennesaw, GA., with Rev. David Owens and Rev. Tommy Reinhart officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery in Kennesaw, GA. George was a native of White, GA., he was a WWII Navy veteran and served on the USS Huntington Destroyer. He retired from Lockheed after 38 years and worked with Winkenhofer Funeral Home for 18 years as an apprentice Funeral Director and Embalmer. George was preceded in death by his brother, Bill Branton. Surviving are; Wife, Wanda Branton, Acworth, GA. Son, George Kenneth Branton, Carrolton, GA. Daughter, Peggy Denise Birdsall, Medford, NJ Step-Son, Steve Bottoms, Acworth, GA. Step-Daughter Linda Pickens, Cartersville, GA. Sisters, Mary Elrod, Margie Rutledge, White, GA. and Pauline Cain, Marietta, GA. 3, Grandchildren and 4, Great Grandchildren The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home in Kennesaw, GA. (770) 422-7299.