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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

DL Capt. George Truett Flynt Sr.

~ IN MEMORY ~
DL Capt. George Truett Flynt Sr.
August 7, 1927 ~ July 20, 2016
Notification with the passing of Delta Golden Wings member retired Delta pilot Captain George T. 'Catfish' Flynt, age 88.  Captain Flynt joined Delta Air Lines 09-02-1952 and retired in 1987, based Atlanta.  Captain Flynt was widowed just eight months ago with the passing of his wife Donna.
To view/sign the online guestbook please visit http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/clarionledger/obituary.aspx?n=George-Truett-Flynt&pid=180762954   The Flynts had most recently resided at 
111 Royal Garden Terrace ,  Madison  MS 39110-7635.
Services for Captain Flynt will be held July 25th in Madison, Mississippi...please see obituary for details.
            Thank you,

                ~ Carol for the PCN 
Obituary...................
Mr. George Truett Flynt, Sr., age 88, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016 surrounded by his sons at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS. Visitation will be held at 9:00 AM Monday, July 25, 2016 at Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Madison with a memorial service to follow at 10:00 AM.
Mr. Flynt was born in Mount Olive, MS to Delia Harrington and Eldry Thomas Flynt on August 7, 1927. George grew up in Mount Olive, where he attended Mount Olive High School, playing football and graduating in 1948. After serving in the Army, he went to Spartan School of Aeronautics in Miami, OK where he received all his pilot training and ratings. George initially owned and operated a crop dusting business before joining Delta Airlines in 1952. He retired as a Captain from Delta in 1987 after 34 years of service.
He is survived by his sons, George Richard (Stephanie Paige), Scott Roper Flynt, George Truett, Jr. and Wesley Wade Flynt (Christy); brother, John A. Flynt (Janice); three grandsons, one great grandson and one great granddaughter.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Donna Flynt, in which they were married for 57 years.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be sent to the Baptist Children's Village in Ridgeland, MS.
    Funeral Home : Natchez Trace Cemetery Funeral Home & Crematory
        759 Hwy 51 Madison, MS 39110  ...  (601) 898-8565
.Published in Clarion Ledger on July 24, 2016
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~ IN MEMORY ~
Donna Roper Flynt, wife of DL Capt. George T. Flynt
May 29, 1934 ~ November 26, 2015

1 comment:

  1. I flew with George from the MSY base when he was a co-pilot and later a Captain. He was a lot of fun and had a great sense of humor. Sorry to see his passing. Sincerely,
    Aubrey Hair MD-11 Capt rt 1996 ATL

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