George Aubrey Outlaw, 73, of Southern Pines, NC passed away at his home on Wednesday, December 21, 2022.

He was born on August 11, 1949 to Susan Godber in New Hanover County, NC.

George enjoyed playing the drums since a young age. He featured on his first album while still at Northern High School in Durham. “Meet The Checkmates” was a regional hit. He played and toured with a number of bands including time with the Allman Brothers Band. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Elon University in Music Education. He taught in Moore County Schools and worked 14 years at Samarkand Youth Correctional Facility. He started as an assistant football coach at Pinecrest High School in 1987 and was on the sidelines until 2021.

George is survived by his wife, Betty Outlaw of the home; two daughters, Hadassah Cohen of Henderson, NV and Brittany Lukaszewski of Chicago, IL; nephew, Ryan Outlaw of Fargo, ND; three grandchildren, Jacob and Revna Cameron and Ariella Cohen.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

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