Frank P. McGehee

Frank P. McGehee, age 84, of Maryville, IL, born September 13, 1931, passed away at 7:36 a.m. on Monday, August 22, 2016 at Edwardsville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Edwardsville, IL.

Frank was a welding teacher at the Lincoln Vocational Center. Many years ago he attended St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Venice, IL.

He was preceded in death by his father, Henry McGehee, his mother, Opal (nee Pierce) McGehee-Lapinski and his step-father, Alex Lapinski, and his sister Doris Rogel.

He is survived by two sons: Alex (Kathy) McGehee of Maryville, IL and Tim McGehee of Granite City IL; six grandchildren:  Kristin McGehee of Glen Carbon IL, Kendall (John) Matthews of Glen Carbon IL, Ryan McGehee of Granite City IL,  Madison McGehee of Imperial MO, Sara Kennerly of Maryville IL, and Amy Kennerly of Granite City IL; and four great-grandchildren: Henry, Nora, Tommy, and Jaxon.  

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to Noon on Wednesday August 24, 2016 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home in Maryville, IL.

Funeral services will be at Noon on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home in Maryville, with Father Joseph Havrilka officiating.  Burial will be with military honors in Jefferson Barracks Cemetery in St. Louis.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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