George O. Streeter, a long time resident of Craig, died Feb. 1, 2005, at the Yampa Valley Medical Center. He was 79.
George O. Streeter was born Sept. 16, 1925, to Crosby A. Streeter and Loma Ester Cole.
Streeter was raised in Sand Springs for 14 years before moving to Goodman, Mo., where he graduated from Goodman High School. After high school, Streeter joined the Navy in 1942. He was in World Warr II, where he was a seaman 1st Class. He was discharged from the Navy in 1946. Streeter married Agatha Shadwick on May 10, 1945, while he was still in the Navy. They shared 58 wonderful years together. They would spend their winters in Arizona and Texas, where they made many new good friends. Streeter retired from being a self-employed truck driver at the age of 65.
After his truck driving days, he enjoyed spending time with his new friends that he made in Arizona and Texas. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and racing his own horses. He also would round up wild horses.
Streeter is survived by his loving wife, Agatha; children Sandra (Halbert) Tuttle, Virginia (Buck) Peed, Barbara (Billy) Mack, Beverly (Stirling) Miller, and Lonnie (Jamie) Streeter; grandchildren Rex, JoAnna Tuttle, Brian, Bret, and Brad Peed, Missy Brenda, Mendy, Jena Mack, Jerike, and Mike Miller, and Zack and Paxton Streeter; and 12 great-grandchildren.