McFALL GEORGE B. JR. of Detroit, Michigan went home to be with Our Lord and Savior on January 2, 2013 after battling a lengthy illness. A viewing will be held on Thursday January 10, 2013 (2 p.m.-8 p.m.) at McFall Brothers Funeral Home located at 282 Visger Road. , River Rouge, Michigan, as well as on Friday January 11, 2013 at McFall Brothers Funeral Home 9419 Dexter Blvd., Detroit, Michigan (2 p.m.-8 p.m.) A Homegoing service will be held on Saturday January 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul AME Zion Church , 11359 Dexter Ave., Detroit, MI. Mr. George B. McFall Jr. was a Funeral Director and President of McFall Brothers Funeral Home while his health permitted. He attended Thirkell School in Detroit. He later attended St. Emma St. Francis Military School in West Virginia. Mr. McFall attended Livingstone College in North Carolina where he met the love of his life June McFall. There he pledged and became a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He returned to Detroit,MI and later attended Wayne State University where he received his license in Mortuary Science. Mr. George McFall served the Greater Detroit area as a Funeral Director, Football Coach, as well as a mentor to many youth who still consider him a father figure. He is survived by his loving daughter Ondina McFall of Detroit, Genisse McFall of Southfield, MI. George McFall leaves two cherished grand-daughters Dymond Robinson-McFall and Chinna McFall, as well as a host of cousins and family members. He also leaves behind a dedicated staff at two locations who he considered family.
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One of my best friends from childhood with whom I reconnected later in our lives. A sad day for me.
My condolences. I am a relative of Alberta, and spent a lot of great time at the funeral home as a small child when we visited Ben, Alberta, and Sterling in the Summer. My condolences to the family I am looking for Derrick McFall. If someone can help me locate him, I would appreciate it. I can be reached at 313 506-3545. Thank you. My prayer are with you and the family.
I remember George well. He was a good person and I will always remember that way. My condlence to his family and may he be with GOD. So many of the class of 65 are leaving us .
Rest in Peace George. This is the end of three generations of friendships from our grand parents ,our parents andof course you and I as classmates and friends. You will be missed.
My condolences to the George B. McFall, Jr. family. Jesus had prepared Bro. McFall's place. Jesus called Bro. George at His time, and out of his condition. May the many wonderful memories the family have shared comfort, and strengthen you at this time. WLMc, S.E.M.A. Class 1959
Thank you for all you gave to the people you served. I was one of the many.
my heartfelt condolences to the family of mr.george b. mcfall. He and I were classmates at Livingstone College. May the Lord pour out His Spirit of comfort and peace on you all.
To June Carol and all of George's beautiful family, I send my heartfelt sympathy. George was a joy to know at Livingstone College. Special love to June Carol from your Jones High and Livingstone College friend.
My Great Grandmother, Geneva "Chappie" Palmer was employed in 1960's for the McFall Funeral home in River Rouge. Fond memories of the McFall family. May God bless.
To the family - please accept our sincere condolences. George will always hold a special place in with our family and he will be missed. We will always remember his great sense of humor and joy of life. The Rawls Family
Terribly sorry to hear of the loss of my beloved Frat Brother. Brother McFall was a great Alpha man. He took his time to visit Tracy Lumpkin and me when we were pledging at St. Augustine's College and then when I relocated to Detroit, I was able to dine with he and his family. June, Ondina and Genisse welcomed me into their home and accepted me as their son and brother. I will always remember my brohter. He is gone, but not forgotten!
My deepest sympathy and sincerest condolences to the entire McFall Family and the McFall Brothers Funeral Home Staff in the loss of a great man. Mr. McFall maintained the relationship with St. Paul AME Zion that began with his father, the late George B. McFall, Sr., Founder of the McFall Brothers Funeral Home, Inc. and the late Rev. Dr. William Carlton Ardrey, former Pastor of St. Paul AME Zion Church (29 years), who were fellow Livingstonians and Alpha brothers. This friends befriended relationship afforded many opportunities of employment and service to many of our congregants for over four decades. I'm do happy to be a recipient of such greatness. His professional smile and swagger will definitely be missed among those whom he loved and them who loved him. My prayers are with you at this time.
My Sincerest condolences to the George B. McFall, Jr Family and The McFall Bro. Funeral Home Staff. We grew up as childhood friends from Thirkell Elementary, Boy Scouts, survived the Detroit Riots of 1967, loved the Music of Motown and too many fond memories to mention. RIP George!!!
Iam sorry for your loss but please keep in mind Luke 23:43: "Truly I tell you today, You will be with me in Paradise." please visit any Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses and here the public talk "Does Death End It All?" april 7, 2013
I am very sorry to hear so late in the year about your Dad's passing. I know him and my mother (Carolyn) had a lot to catch up on the other side! It is we who are left that bear the burden of their loss. Lord Have Mercy
the friendship that you and i shared was very private and personal.the times we laughed and cried will always be in my memories.thanks for letting me be your friend
So sad to hear. My thoughts and prayer go out to the family. George and I grew up together and we attended Livingstone College. He will truly be missed.
May the Lord Bless the members of this family and comfort their loss
While browsing the internet, I was deepened saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. McFall . At Livingstone College, I only knew George for a short period of time because I transferred to another college. However, it did not take long to figure out what a wonderful guy he was. I sat directly behind George in a class. But, first, here's a little story. In those days, in the late 60's, I was so fascinated with Motown and anyone from Detroit. One of my roommates was also from Detroit. One day while we were all listening on the radio to my favorite "Motown" group - The Temptations , my room mate happened to mention that George was also from Detroit and that he came from a very prominent family there- McFall Bros. To be honest, having met George, it's not that I expected anything different, but, I'll admit, I was a little surprised. George was such a nice, polite, and down to earth person who was so kind to everyone...a real gentleman. When having a conversation with him, it was almost as if you had known him forever. This speaks volumes of all of the accolades that he had achieved. It has been decades ago, but, it's really something how you always remember the really nice people that you happen to cross paths with in life, even if you knew them for only a brief period of time. My sincere condolences to the family.