Rickey E. McGhee

Published 11:38 am Tuesday, January 10, 2023

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Rickey Edward McGhee, 69, of Poarch, passed away on Jan. 3, 2023.


He was born on Dec. 29, 1953 to Curtis Edward and Pearline Daughtry McGhee.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lori Patterson McGhee; his grandchild, Alayna Blaire Knowles; and his grandparents, Chief Calvin and Joyce McGhee, and Jack and Nora Daughtry.

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He is survived by his sons, Justin (Cassandra) McGhee of Poarch and Dylan Zane McGhee of Poarch; his daughter, Ariel McGhee of Canoe; his siblings, Rose Coon of Poarch, Carrie (Randy) Martin of Poarch, Tony McGhee of Pensacola, Fla. and Charlene McGhee of Poarch; and his six grandchildren, Miriah, Skylee, Rhea, Trinity, Nora and Rickey.

Funeral services were held on Jan. 6, 2023 at Friendly Holiness Church in Poarch with Bro. Ralph Coleman and Bro. Ray Ward officiating. Interment followed in New Home Cemetery with military honors.

Active pallbearers were Clayton Coon, Samuel Bostic, Curtis Hayes, Homer Coleman, Kenny Coleman and Doyle Coleman.

Honorary pallbearers were Roy Rolin, Kenneth “Radio” Rolin, Walter Lee Rolin, Jason Ward, Matt Wilson and Earl Simmons.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.