Hugh Edward McGehee Jr.
1924 - 2019
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A resident of Kentwood, LA, Hugh Edward McGehee Jr. passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, LA. He was born November 14, 1924 in East Fork, LA and was 95 years of age. He was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Kentwood and was a Mason at Kentwood Lodge #248. He served in World War II in the Atlantic and Pacific areas in the Merchant Marines. In his early years, he was a brick layer with his father and grandfather. In his later years, he worked as a service manager at auto dealerships. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Jeanette Singleton McGehee, Kentwood; son, Allan McGehee and wife, Rhonda, Denham Springs; 4 grandchildren, Greta Swarts and husband, Skeeter, Denham Springs, Wade McGehee, Kentwood, Erica Sepulveda and husband, Todd, Spring, TX, and Derek McGehee and wife, Jen, Denham Springs; 8 great-grandchildren, Randi Swarts Smith and husband, Daniel, Toni Swarts, Jacob McGehee, Justyn McGehee, Kaitlin Sepulveda Gandy and husband, Robert, Kyle Sepulveda, Nicholas Sepulveda, and Landry McGehee; 4 great-great-grandchildren, Deacon and Zadok Smith and Easton and Braiyah Swarts. Preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Edward McGehee Sr. and Lena Day McGehee; son, Jerald Ray McGehee; daughter, Janet Kay McGehee. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, from 9:00AM until religious services at 11:00AM Monday, December 2, 2019. Services conducted by Rev. Darryl Miller. Interment Woodland Cemetery, Kentwood, LA. For an online guestbook, visit

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Published in The Advocate from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, 2019.
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December 4, 2019
Alan , am so sorry to hear this . Prayers for you and your entire family
Ricky Grigsby
December 2, 2019
Jeanette & family- didnt get message in, but will try again. Needless to say, we are so sorry to hear of Edwards passing.
I I (Linda) have had various medical problems and spend my time between Drs between Houston and here, but doing better. Sending love, hugs and prayers. Love you!
Linda Singleton Weill and Karl Weill, Jr
December 2, 2019
So sorry for your loss
Linda Singleton Weill & Karl Weill, Jr Weill
December 1, 2019
R.i.p pawpaw I love you and miss you so much I know we were not in each other lives much. Wish we would have had more time to spend together but no matter what I will also love and miss you I know your in a better place ... You will be dearly missed and loved. I know you will watch over me and unborn daughter I wish you could have got the opportunity to meet her when she's born.... Hopefully when my times comes I'll see you again and spend time with you .... Love always justyn Allan mcgehee.
Justyn Mcgehee
November 30, 2019
So sorry to learn of Bro. Eds passing. We know for sure that he is with the Lord. What a sweet gentleman. Love to the Family. Ted and Barbara Lewis, Kentwood,La
Barbara Lewis
November 29, 2019
Lord be with this sweet loving family in their time of sadness. Hold them in your arms Lord.
Ruth Dykes
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