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George Abram

December 3, 1928 ~ March 18, 2018 (age 89)

Known as ‘The Voice of Oberlin’, 89 year old George A. Abram transitioned into the arms of the Lord, Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Hospice of Western Reserve (Ames location) in Westlake.

George graduated from Stratton High school in Beckley, WV where he immediately enlisted in the Armed Forces (Army). After returning from the Army in 1949 he began his higher education at Bluefield State College in Bluefield , WV where he earned his B.S.  In Business Administration in 1953, and also graduated with father and future. Shortly thereafter, he and Cleo were married by his father. After 20 years of service, George retired from the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) as Director of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and became a licensed realtor of 17 years with Howard Hanna Realty.

His love for the community and its people resulted in his involvement in many organizations, activities and

George was born December 3, 1928 in Hilltop, WV, and Georges’ family later moved to Beckley, WV. He was preceded in death by his parents Rev. S.A. Abram and Naomi Edmonds Abram, brothers: Samuel Jr., Edward and Raymond.

Cherishing his memory is his loving devoted wife of 65 years Cleo Dickason Abram, children Gregory (Amanda), Deborah (James), and Gail; sisters: Kathryn Abram Duckett (Lewis) and Drema Abram Brown; four grandchildren Bryan, Dominique, Samuel and Jasmine, six great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law Carrie, Doris and Betty and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

Friends may call on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. in the First Church of Oberlin, 106 N. Main St. Oberlin, OH 44074. Burial in Westwood Cemetery.

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