Robert McGhee(1953 - 2012)

Robert G. McGhee

Millerton - Robert G. McGhee, 58, a lifelong resident of Millerton, NY died peacefully on November 4, 2012 at Sharon Hospital in Sharon, CT surrounded by his family. Born December 31, 1953 in Sharon, CT he was the son of the late Richard D. McGhee and Helen O. Malarchuk McGhee of Millerton, NY.

Mr. McGhee was a graduate of Webutuck High School, class of 1972. On July 24, 1982 at St. Anthony's Church in Pine Plains, NY he married Lori J. Bergh. Mrs. McGhee survives at home. Mr. McGhee was a school bus driver and supervisor for Webutuck Schools for over 17 years. In addition to his employment with Webutuck he also worked for Taconic Hills Central School District, BOCES and All Star Transportation. Mr. McGhee formerly owned and operated Bob's Tire and Auto Supply in Millerton, NY for 15 years as well as owned and operated a gas station in Ancram, NY. Mr. McGhee was an avid hunter, loved to cook for his family, enjoyed farming and was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

In addition to his wife and mother he survived by two children; Jennifer Lynn Duncan and Christopher D. McGhee, one sister, Patricia Boice, five grandchildren; Aidan Kennedy Barr, Karlee Elizabeth McGhee, Samuel Robert Duncan, Alekzander Eugene Duncan and Wayne Christopher Robert McGhee, as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to his father he was also predeceased by a brother Richard McGhee.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home, 37 Park Avenue, Millerton, NY 12546. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Irondale Cemetery in Millerton, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Millerton Fire Company, PO Box 733, Millerton, NY 12546. To leave an online condolence or for more information please visit

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Nov. 7, 2012