A celebration of life for George Francis Lemire will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove with full military honors.

Mr. Lemire died April 19, 2013, in Copperas Cove. He was born May 10, 1950, in Stafford Springs, Conn., to George Joseph and Mary Blanche Lemire.

He married Triss Topel in 1973, and they had two sons, Joshua and Nathan. He retired from the U.S. Army as a first sergeant on July 3, 1991, at Fort Hood.

Survivors include his wife, Triss; his sons, Joshua Lemire and his wife, Antoinette, and Nathan Lemire and his wife, Summer; two grandchildren, Nina and Alex Lemire; and two brothers and four sisters.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove is in charge of arrangements. Offer condolences at www.crawford-bowers.org.

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