“Cowboy” George W. Yawger, Jr. 62

George W. Yawger Jr.


“Cowboy” George W. Yawger, Jr. 62 of Hopewell Borough, NJ passed away Tuesday August 9, 2016 at his home.
He was born on April 14, 1954 in Somerville NJ, the son of the late George W. Yawger, Sr. and Anna Mae (King) Yawger.  He grew up in Oldwick, NJ where he served on the Public Works Department for over 30 years.
George loved sports especially anything to do with auto-racing and his beloved Dallas Cowboys. George was one of the “team drivers” in the Circle 2 Late Model Stock car and was a feature winner at both East Windsor Speedway and the Flemington Fair Speedway. George also raced Stock Cars in the Sportsman Division. George loved to play the lottery and enjoyed cooking.
George always had a funny story to tell which always left everyone smiling and laughing. His sense of humor was contagious!
George is survived by his daughter Ashley Rae Yawger and granddaughter Shayla Rae Lutter, both of Whitehall, PA and many cousins and friends.
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm in the Coughlin Funeral Home, 15 Academy Street, Califon, NJ 07830. Interment will be private.