Blume, George Terrill

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George Terrill Blume, age 96, of Blacksburg died, Sunday August 7, 2022. He was born in Richmond, VA on September 20, 1925 to the late George Washington Jones and Ruth Bowman Blume. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Edna Earl Blume, a sister, Margaret Wendt.

He was a European theater World War II Veteran having served in the US Army. Graduate of Virginia Tech Class of 1950 and received his Doctorate in Sociology. He was a longtime member and dedicated volunteer at Blacksburg Baptist Church. George was a member of American Legion Post 182 and had served the Legion for 79 years. George chose to sponsor African- American male and female students in the leadership program of the Corps of Cadets at Virginia Tech. He contributed funds to accomplish this, and he asked that contributions be made to extend this effort.

He is survived by his Brother-In-Law, Bennie Akers, Special friends, Darron and Elaine Byrd, Robert and Priscilla Noel, Edna’s cousins, Pauline Robinson, Mike Webb, Teddy Webb, and their families.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Dr. Tommy McDearis and Rev. Todd Milsap officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Wednesday prior to the service at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. S.W. Blacksburg, VA.

Please omit flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the George T and Edna E. Blume, ’50 Emerging Leaders Scholarship, Attn: Sandi Bliss, 902 Prices Fork Rd., Blacksburg, VA 24061.