George Demas…March 28, 1931 – February 17, 2019



A celebration of life funeral service for longtime Lamar resident, George Demas, will be held at 1:00 PM Friday February 22, 2019 at the Lamar United Methodist Church with Reverend Kristina Walker officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar.

Visitation for George will be held from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday February 21, 2019 at the Peacock Family Chapel in Lamar.

George Demas was born on March 28, 1931 in Aberdeen, SD to Tony Demas and Emma Potter- Demas and departed this life on Sunday February 17, 2019 at the Lamar Estates at the age of 87.

George was united in marriage to Carol A. Miller on July 4, 1954 in South Dakota. To this union were born three children.

George was preceded in death by his parents; by his wife – Carol A. Demas; one daughter – Toni Lea Demas; one brother – Tyrus Demas; and one sister – Marian Demas.

George is survived by two children – Dodd (Stella Gimmestad) Demas of Minneapolis, MN; and Lisa (Chet) Jones of Dodge City, KS; by two grandchildren – Shana (Rick) Anderson and Tracy (Erin) Jones; by five great grandchildren – Gracie Bates; Xavier Anderson; Ryland Anderson; Aspen Jones; and Emmett Jones; and by one sister – Theano Sigford of Tower, MN; as well as by numerous other relatives and many friends.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Lamar Area Hospice or the Lamar United Methodist Church or to the Colorado Lions Camp, serving the special needs community, either direct or in care of the funeral home office.

Visitation and funeral services for George Demas are under the direction of the Peacock Funeral Home. For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at

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