George Andrew DuShane

George Andrew DuShane, age 92 of Joplin passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021.

George was born August 1, 1928 in Delaware County, Oklahoma. He was the son of the late Clifford O. DuShane and Lillian M. (Choteau) DuShane.

George worked for Eagle Picher as a Steam Boiler Engineer for a number of years. He then finished his career as a Maintenance Electrician at Fibrex Inc. for 17 years, before retiring in 1996.

In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by his sister, Colleen Carpenter; brother Gail DuShane; nephew David Carpenter; and niece Nancy Spencer.

Survivors include his daughter, Georgia “Susie” DuShane of Osceola, Indiana; son, Rick DuShane of Lake Station, Indiana; niece, Melinda Lorenz of Joplin; nephew, Clifford Carpenter and wife Connie of Joplin; grandsons, Eric DuShane of South Bend, Indiana, Aaron DuShane of Lake Station, Indiana, and Kris DuShane of Osceola, Indiana; as well as a host of extended family and friends.

No formal services will be held. George’s final resting place will be at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, Oklahoma.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Parker Mortuary.

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