Archie Luther McGhee

Male 1923 - 2007


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  • Born  6 Feb 1923  Beckley, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  30 Jun 2007  Willow Grove, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Union Cemetery, Elkton, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I14909  Virts
    Last Modified  10 Sep 2017 

    Father  Luther Stuart McGhee,   b. 30 Sep 1897, Surveyor, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1955 
    Mother  Carlie Francis Gunter,   b. 7 Oct 1894, Lester, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1971, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Dec 1920  Beckley, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F5510  Group Sheet

    Family  Living 
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    Last Modified  8 Aug 2017 
    Family ID  F5511  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Cecil Whig (Elkton, MD) - Monday, July 2, 2007

      Archie Luther McGhee, 84 of Willow Grove, PA, formerly of North East and Elkton, died Saturday, June 30, 2007 at home.

      Born in Beckley, WV, on February 6, 1923, he was the son of the late Luther S. and the late Carlie (Gunther) McGhee. Mr. McGhee was the husband of 59 years to Janet Ruth (Brackett) McGhee of Willow Grove, PA.

      He retired from the U.S. Navy, and as an Air Conditioning Refrigeration Mechanic at Perry Point VA. He spent 20 years in Submarine Service during World War II, serving in combat in the South Pacific. A resident of Cecil County for over 60 years, he was a lifetime member of North East Fire Co. and the NARFE; and a member of the First Baptist Church of North East, during which time he served as Chaplain at Cecil County Detention Center. He loved soul winning and crabbing.

      In addition to his loving wife, survivors include his children: Edward McGhee and his wife Marilyn of Lima, OH; Kathy Miller and her husband Skip of Elkton, MD; Robert McGhee of Elkton, MD; Ginni Takeuchi and her husband Tad of Willow Grove, PA; Cindy Horsman and her husband John of Greenwood, DE, Sandy McGhee of Milford, DE and Jerry McGhee of VA; also one sister: Juliann Brown of North East, MD; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

      Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of North East, 206 Mechanics Valley Road, North East, MD, where family and friends may call from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM. Rev. Dr. Stephen D. Hokuf will officiate. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, Elkton, MD.

      For condolences, visit www.crouchfuneralhome.com.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1044] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008;) (Reliability: 3).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.