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George Dampeer


George Dampeer
March 5, 1939 – Jan. 14, 2024
George Dampeer died Jan. 14, 2024, at his residence in Starkville. He was born in Tylertown March 5, 1939, to Preston and Zilpha Dampeer.
He graduated from Tylertown High School and Mississippi State University and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Dampeer was an accountant for the Department of Defense at Keesler Air Force Base for 35 years. He lived in Ocean Springs and moved to Starkville in 1999.
He loved the Bulldogs, cats, and was an avid reader.
He was preceded in death by his parents Preston and Zilpha Dampeer.
Survivors are his brother, Bob (Sara) Dampeer; and nieces and nephews, Carol Mayfield, Kelly Smith, Pete Smith, Allie Stephens, Addison Mayfield and Sarah McClain Hassell.
There will be a celebration of life at a later date.
Welch Funeral Home in Starkville was in charge of the arrangements. Leave a condolence at: www.welchfuneralhomes.com.

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