John Lewis McGehee, Sr.

John Lewis McGehee, Sr.

John Lewis McGehee, Sr., 76, of Star City, passed away on August 3, 2016 at his home.

He was the owner and operator of McGehee Trucking and Farms and was of the Baptist faith. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed watching and feeding animals and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a friend to many.

Mr. McGehee was born on May 22, 1940 in Lincoln County and was the son of the late John H. McGehee and Eathel Bell Butler McGehee.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Robert McGehee; a brother, James Douglas McGehee and a sister, Aileen Smith.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Ava Jones McGehee of Star City; a son, John L. McGehee, Jr. and wife Louann of Star City; two sisters, Betty Ruth Tanner of Texas and Jerry Miller and husband Bill of Dallas, Texas; three grandsons, Phillip Brent McGehee and J. C. Massey both of Star City and Chris McCauley of Conway; one granddaughter, Madyson Massey of Star City, several nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside services will be held on August 5 at 11 a.m. Friday, August 5, 2016 at Holly Springs Cemetery in Lincoln County.