George John Barkanich, age 64 of Lilburn, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2011 at home from cancer. He was born February 21, 1947 in Hazelton, Pennsylvania to George and Mary Barkanich. He joined the USAF in 1966, served in Vietnam and was honorably discharged in 1970. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida in 1974, he lived in Birmingham, Alabama, until 1983, at which time he moved to Lilburn. He was employed at Lucas Group and retired in February, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Barkanich and Mary Barkanich. He is survived by his wife, Sandi of 43 years and son, Taylor. There will be no services at his request. He was a wonderful husband, father, and friend and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Condolences may be sent or view at Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC "A Family Company" 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039. 770-979-3200