George W. TarbellFebruary 13,2013George W. Tarbell
TERRELL, Texas — George William Tarbell, 76, died Dec. 29, 2012.
He was born Oct. 6, 1936, in Rutland, Vt., the son of William and Marion Tarbell.
He graduated in 1954 from Rutland High School.
Mr. Tarbell served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1965.
He was the safety officer at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas for over 25 years, retiring in 1995.
In Terrell, he was a member of College Mound United Methodist Church, chief of College Mound Volunteer Fire Department and a leader in the Boy Scouts.
Survivors include a brother, William Tarbell of Livingston, and a foster son, Bradly Wallace of The Colony.
The memorial service will be held March 16, 2013, at College Mound Methodist Church in Terrell.
Mr. Tarbell donated his body to Southwestern Medical School.
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