George McGhee, 82, was born June 17, 1931 in Shawnee, Oklahoma, the son of George and Flora McGhee. He passed away September 18, 2013 at Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
George retired from military service after 40 years, serving in both the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army Reserves. He was also an active member of Altoona Regular Baptist Church.
George is survived by his wife, Phyllis; sons, David (Emma) McGhee, Richard (Yvonna) McGhee, Dean (Linda) McGhee and Daniel (Jane) McGhee; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Ken (Alice) McGhee and Tom (Sarah) McGhee.
Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Altoona Regular Baptist Church, 803 3rd Avenue SW in Altoona, with burial to follow at Altoona Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Altoona Regular Baptist Church in loving memory of George.
Condolences for the family may be offered online at: www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.
Published in Des Moines Register on Sept. 20, 2013
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