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Gerald Watson McGahee, Sr.

July 19, 1945 ~ August 27, 2019 (age 74)


Gerald W. McGahee, Sr.

Dearing, GA – Mr. Gerald Watson McGahee, 74, entered into rest August 27, 2019.

Mr. McGahee, a lifelong resident of McDuffie County, was born in Augusta, Georgia, the son of the late Thomas Watson McGahee and the late Mary McCorkle McGahee.  He worked as a mechanic for 43 years for Darrell Johnson Chevrolet , Johnson Chevrolet, and later Stokes-Hodges, Inc.  Mr. McGahee enjoyed working on vehicles of all kinds, NASCAR, tractors, farming, TV Reality shows, and he loved his family.  He was a Christian by faith.  In addition to his parents, Mr. McGahee was predeceased by his brothers, Ray McGahee and Burke McGahee; and his sisters, Sarah Sealy and Mae Mobley.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Patricia McGahee; son, Gerald W. McGahee, Jr.; daughters, Angie McGahee (Joey), Shanda Hall (Donovia), and Mandy McGahee; brothers, David McGahee (June), Mack McGahee (Brenda); sisters, Jane Usry and Becky Fulcher (Tommy); grandchildren, T.J. Smith (Kelly), Dennali Grissom, Tristan McGahee, D.J. Hall, and Damari Hall; and great grandchild, William Smith.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, August 30, 2019 in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Don Widener officiating. Interment will follow in the Dearing City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the funeral home.

Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Mr. Gerald McGahee.


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August 29, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home
799 Cobbham Rd.
Thomson, Georgia 30824

Funeral Service
August 30, 2019

2:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home Chapel
799 Cobbham Rd.
Thomson, Georgia 30824

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