George Eryl Newkirk, a resident of Dresden passed suddenly at his home on Saturday August 10, 2019. Son of the late Eryl and Dorothy Newkirk. George leaves behind his daughter Cynthia “Cindy” Wilson (Elliott), two granddaughters that he was extremely proud of, Amanda and Hollie Wilson. Survived by his younger brother Steve Newkirk (Cheryl), nieces and nephews Joseph Newkirk, Stephanie Woodall (Stuart), Danielle Beradine (Mark) and Timothy Newkirk. As well as great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Dianne Newkirk (2018). George worked from 1966-2002 as a Quality Supervisor for the suspension manufacturer Eaton Yale/ Oxford Automotive. He will be remembered as a dedicated worker, having a love of classic cars and a kind and generous pet owner. He will be deeply missed and forever remembered. A private internment will take place at Blackburn Cemetery.