George was known for having a dynamic, captivating personality and always left an unforgettable and lasting impression on everyone he met. He deeply loved his three boys and grandchildren. George proudly served our country in the U.S. Army and later built a life-long sales and marketing career in the real estate development industry. George loved to spend time fishing, golfing and exploring the new “best restaurant in town!” He also enjoyed jumping into his GMC Yukon and venturing out for long road trips.
George is survived by three sons: Joe (Michelle) Cardini of Scottsdale, Arizona; Rob (Rosa) Cardini of Cos Cob, Connecticut; and George (Nancy) Cardini, of Cos Cob, Connecticut. He is also survived by nine loving grandchildren: Amanda, Joseph, Cristina, Robbie, Bianca, Elizabeth, Toni, Gianna, and Melina; a brother, former Lieutenant Colonel and Battalion Commander in the 82nd Airborne Division, Robert (Jane) Cardini of Wilmington, North Carolina; and a niece, Amy Cardini; as well as a long list of lifelong friends with whom George considered as close as family.
Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. Private services and inurnment will be held at a later time. Memorial contributions in memory of George Cardini may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/.