George was a well known retired farmer of Myersville, who, according to his obituary, "died at his home Wednesday morning at 4 o'clock after a long illness of complications, aged 65 years, three months, 27 days. He was a son of the late Andrew Cole and Caroline Harp Eldridge and has been a life-long resident of Jackson district. He is survived by his widow Vallie Landis Eldridge; one daughter, Miss Rhoda Caroline Eldridge; and three sons, George Sterling Eldridge and Reno Landis Eldridge, Myersville; Dr. Arthur Clement Eldridge, Sparrows Point. Funeral Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the late home, with services conducted by Rev. Berry Plummer, Hagerstown. Interment Mount Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Myersville, Frederick County, Maryland, USA, Bittle Bros., funeral directors. Source: Frederick Post, Thursday, September 17, 1931.
Photo and information courtesy Julie Eldridge Carbaugh.