RENO, Nev. —
George A. Rozman, age 92, passed away with family at his side on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Renown Regional Hospital, Reno, Nev.
Born May 3, 1920, in Bedford, Ohio, he was the son of the late Stephen A. and Marie Rozman. He grew up on the Rozman Belgian Horse Farm in Colebrook, Ohio, and graduated from the Colebrook School System in 1937. A Veteran, he proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1938 to 1945 and received several medals with 4 additional Bronze Campaign Stars and the rare Sino American Cooperative (China) Organization Commemorative Metal.
He survived the Dec. 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor attack aboard the USS Tennessee. George owned the Rozman Construction Co. for 50 years and built gas stations and homes in California and Nevada. He owned and flew his own plane and was one of the first pioneers to build a Gyro Copter.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife of 62 years, Evelyn Rozman; sister, Marjorie N. Cowan of Cleveland; and brothers, Steve J. Rozman of Colebrook and Edward Rozman of Cleveland.
He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews in North Carolina, California, Texas and Barry Rozman of Ashtabula, Ohio.
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