George Vance Painter
June 18, 2020
George Vance Painter, 91, of Brewton, died Friday, June 12, 2020, at a local nursing facility following a brief illness.
Mr. Painter was born July 1, 1928, in Shelton, Connecticut, later living in Fairfax, Va. and then became a long time resident of Brewton. A 1945 graduate of Freeport High School in Long Island, N.Y., he also graduated from Rensselaer College in Troy, N.Y. He was a U.S. Navy veteran with 23 years of service who had retired from Brewton Iron Works with 19 years of service, as well as a member of the St. Stephens Episcopal Church.
Mr. Painter is survived by two daughters, Harriet Melissa Painter Lincoln and Leah Helen Painter, both of Pensacola.
Mr. Painter was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Painter; and one son, Geoffrey Phillip Painter.