Georges Maurice Coudeville passed away Tuesday, September 21 at his home in Boone. He was 89 years old and was preceded in death by his wife Delores Coudeville.
Born in Lille, France, Georges was 8 years old at the start of WWII. He joined the French Air Force after high school and completed Flight Training in Missouri where he met his wife. The newlyweds returned to France where Georges flew missions to North Africa.
The couple eventually moved back to America and settled in Ft. Myers, FL. where they raised three children, twins, Maurice and Patrice and a younger daughter, Carla.
In 1980, the couple moved to Valle Crucis with Carla. Georges was employed by Appalachian State University and retired as the Front Desk Manager at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center.
He was a devout Christian who loved and prayed for all those he met.
Georges is survived by his sons, Maurice Coudeville of Foley, Alabama and Patrice Coudeville and wife Carlene of Stapleton, AL. and daughter, Carla Cole and husband Larry of Boone.
Funeral services for Georges Maurice Coudeville will be conducted Friday, September 24, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens, Boone.
The family will receive friends Friday beginning at 12:00 noon until the service time.
In lieu of flowers the family is asking that donations be sent to Appalachian House of Prayer where Georges served 10 years as elder. (PO Box 2227, Boone, NC 28607 or www.apphop.org)
Online condolences may be shared with the Coudeville family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Coudeville family.