George Erwin Rasmussen, age 78, passed away on April 4, 2015 in Cedar City, Utah. He was born on September 11, 1936 to Samuel E. and Grace H. (Eggleston) Rasmussen in Buhl, Idaho. George served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1957 on the U.S.S. Oriskany. He then transferred and spent the next five years serving in the Reserves. He was a member of the VFW. He worked as a tireman in the mining industry. George married Barbara Jean Lutz in Elko, Nevada on April 23, 1961. They had 3 children. He was known for helping others, spending time with his wife and enjoying his family. George is survived by his wife, Barbara, his children: Pamela Jean (Michael) Low of Hurricane, UT, Steven W. Rasmussen of Cedar City, UT and Deanna M (Russell) Woodmancy of Vernal, UT, 7 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be held at sumortuary.com.