Metzger, G. George, passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2019. He leaves a loving wife and five daughters: Barbara Thomas of Scaly Mountain, NC; Linda Massey of Palatka, FL; Susan Popp of Seminole, Carol Ventura and Ann Poiror, both of St. Petersburg. He will also be missed by nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild. George retired from the Air Force after 20 years, at the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. He had multiple citations for service during the Korean War. He was in the Marshall Islands for the A-Bomb test on Kwajalein Atoll in 1959. After retiring, he owned Offshore Marine Electronics. He installed the electronics on many racing yachts. Later, he owned Microtech Inc. where he designed and built AC/DC converters for commercial use. After retiring, George and Betty enjoyed many summers in Scaly Mountain. There will be a memorial service at Sorensen Funeral Home at 3180 30th Ave N., St. Petersburg at 3:30 on Saturday, June 22nd. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in George’s name to the DAV or VFW post near you.
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