George Burton Lanphear III

December 24, 1930 - May 4, 2017
George Burton Lanphear III

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George Burton Lanphear III, 86, passed away May 4, 2017. He is the son of the late George, Jr. and Ethel Lanphear. George served his country proudly in the United States Navy, serving in the Korean War as an MM3. He was a free Mason for over 50 years. An active member of the Egypt Shriners also supporting the Shriners Hospital for children. George also belonged to the Egypt Shriners Classic Car Club.

He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Georgia Lanphear; sons, Mark Lanphear (Diane) and Scott Lanphear (Julie Pihaly); daughter, Pam Grossmann (Mike); stepdaughter, Valerie Naasz (James); sister, Mary Doyle; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St, New Port Richey, May 19th  at 10:00 am with a reception to follow at Michels- Lundquist Funeral Home, 5228 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey. Burial will be at 2:30 pm at Florida National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church or Shriners Hospital for Children. Online condolences may be offered at


Friday, May 19, 2017
10:00 AM

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church - Directions
5326 Charles Street
New Port Richey, FL 34652


Friday, May 19, 2017
2:30 PM

Florida National Cemetery - Directions
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-7740

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  • May 10, 2017
    Bill F says:
    My sincere condolences to the family and friends, so sorry for your loss. Please find comfort in knowing that Jehovah God will soon resurrect our dear loved ones (John 5:28-29). Oh how we long for the time when pain, suffering and death will be no more, these former things will have passed away (Revelation 21:3-5).