James Arnold George, age 74, of Braselton passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017. Mr. George was a United States Air Force veteran. He was retired from Fayette County as the Director of Building and Grounds Maintenance. Mr. George was a longtime member of North Fayette United Methodist Church and a current member of Cleveland United Methodist Church. His hobbies were making stained glass and being a GPa to his grandchildren. He loved his family and is survived by his wife of 44 years Barbara Collier George; son James Michael George and wife Sandee of Jefferson; daughter Melinda Katherine Holtzclaw and husband Christopher of Braselton; grandchildren Reagan George, AnnaReese George, James David Holtzclaw and Katherine Holtzclaw and a host of other relatives. He is preceded in death by his parents James Robert George and Willie Catherine Jones George. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at New Liberty United Methodist Church, 26 Charlie Smith Road, Braselton, GA, 30517. Rev. Josh McDaniel and Rev. Ted Keen will be officiating. Interment to follow with military honors at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday, October 2, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Contributions may be made in his honor to the Wounded Warrior Project at woundedwarriorproject.org. Funeral arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.