William George was born January 31, 1957 to William George Sr. and Betty Scaife in Kansas City, Kansas. One sister, and both his parents and grandparents preceded him in death.
He attended Elementary school, Northeast Junior High, Sumner High School and Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kansas.
He was an active member of Morning Star Baptist Church and played bass guitar for Mt. Zion Baptist Church choir in Kansas City, Kansas. After moving to Leavenworth, Kansas. He became a member of Rock of Ages Church, under the leadership of Pastor Sam Sanford.
William enjoyed music and was an excellent guitarist. He and longtime friend (John Bridgewater) formed the band “The Decades of Soul” and performed in the Kansas City area. He served in the United States Marine Corps for four years.
William Jr. leaves to mourn his absence; three sons, Jovan Ledbetter; William Hunter; and Kenneth (Jeffery) Serell all of Kansas City, Kansas; two brothers, Dr. Michael Scaife (Jmarie) of Warrensburg, Missouri; Kevin Scaife of Kansas City Kansas; and two sister, Nicole Miller of Kansas City, Kansas; and Christy Slater(Michael) of Wichita, Kansas; grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
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