George Samuel Couch, 72, of Thornton, died March 28 at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn.
A son of the late Woodrow and Eller Helton Couch, he was the father of the late Wilma Lee Couch Johnson and Ruby Jean Couch.
Surviving are his wife, Aileen Slone Couch; a son, Wayne Couch of Neon; two daughters, Wanda Couch of Colson and Sue Stamper of Cumberland; two brothers, Brownlow Couch of Thornton and Castle Couch of Neon; two sisters, Hannah Wells of Colson and Josephine Hampton of Thornton; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren
Funeral services for Mr. Couch were held April 1 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Couch Cemetery at Colson.