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George Bailey Litzenberg, Jr.

Died: June 4, 2019

George Bailey Litzenberg, Jr. passed peacefully from this life into his Lord’s arms on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, with his wife by his side at his home in Stephens City.

George was born in West Chester Pa, in 1937. He was the only child of George B. Litzenberg Sr., and Helen Greta (Temple) Litzenberg-Himes. A 1955 gra…read more

George Bailey Litzenberg, Jr. passed peacefully from this life into his Lord’s arms on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, with his wife by his side at his home in Stephens City.

George was born in West Chester Pa, in 1937. He was the only child of George B. Litzenberg Sr., and Helen Greta (Temple) Litzenberg-Himes. A 1955 graduate of West Chester High School, he attended West Chester State Teachers College for 2 years, before transferring to Mansfield College for the final 2 years. He majored in Mathematics and Physics.

After Graduation, he taught Science, Physics and Chemistry at Susquehanna High School in Susquehanna PA. He taught for 6 ½ years before entering on Duty as a Special Agent with the FBI. He and his family lived and served offices in Jacksonville, Richmond, Petersburg, Newark and then Headquarters in Washington DC, from where he retired. His last assignment prior to retirement, was document security for Judge Walsh on the Independent Council for the Iran­ Contra Investigation.

Upon retirement, George and his wife, Barbara, sold their home in Northern Virginia and moved into their motorhome to travel the US and Canada. For 19 years he crossed the country, working for The Outdoor Channel-teaching and filming Gold Prospecting, Restoring his Uncles B-29 {K-40, The Sentimental Journey) at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson; Caddying on the PGA and LPGA tours; and Security Director for many Boy Scout Jamborees. George was a teacher of metal detectors for the evidence response team for the Tampa FBI Office. He also was a firearm safety instructor for the NRA and an avid outdoorsman and train enthusiast.

George was a 65 year member of the Boy Scouts of America, The Philatelic Society, The Shenandoah Valley Stamp Club, The NRA, The Lost Dutchman Miners Assoc., The Republican Party, and The Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 60 years Barbara Ann (Hood) Litzenberg of Stephens City; Daughter, Christine Helen and husband, Tyrone Cregar of Stephens City VA; Daughter, Vickie Ann and husband, John Sherman of Gloucester VA; Son, G. Scott Litzenberg of Kennett Square PA; Daughter, Mary Litzenberg of Kennett Square PA; Son-in-law, Pete Casso of Lithia, FL; and his step-brother, Dean Himes of Boulder Co. He will also be dearly missed by his “girl”, Mistletoe.

Gramps loved and was proud of all his grandchildren, Nicholas J. McFadden and his wife, Kiyomi of Gerradstown, WV; Brandon Casso and his wife, Ariel of Budoia, Italy; Kristin Litzenberg and her partner, Kevin Anderrson of New York City, and Tracey Savage and her husband, Jeff of Hamilton, VA.

Great Grandchildren include Miyu, Chiyuki, Cillian, Bailey Rae, Wayne (Nicole), Ryan, Kayleigh, Kyle, Lauren and Emma. His first Great, Great Grandchild is due in December.

Also left to cherish his memories are his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and in-laws.

At his request, any service will be at a later date and private.

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