Glenn Otis ‘Fibber’ McGee

| July 16, 2013

McGee GlennGlenn Otis “Fibber” McGee, 92, of Coshocton joined his beloved wife and daughter at the Autumn Extended Care Facility at 6:30 P.M., Saturday, July 13, 2013.

Born October 17, 1920 in Trinway, he was the son of the late John and Elsie (Clark) McGee.

Glenn completed two years of electrical wiring training from the Conesville Vocational School. His first employment was with the Pennsylvania Railroad in Hanover, OH where he performed various tasks. He gaged distances between tracks and helped install switches and crossovers.

American FlagFrom July 8, 1942 to October 29, 1945 he served in the U. S. Army with overseas duty in Iran.

After his military service he was employed at the former General Electric plant as a maintenance man.  Following retirement he repaired washers and dryers for the local laundromat.

Glenn was a genius for repairing and fixing broken items. He had a natural ability in the world of mechanics.

On November 6, 1945 he married Betty Jean King who preceded him death August 7, 2007.

To this union a daughter Marla K. McGee was born who also preceded him in death on October 25, 2010.

Surviving are a sister Betty Myers of Newark and several nephews and nieces including two special nephews Ed Cochran of Zanesville and Rex Renner of Coshocton.

In addition to his parents, wife and daughter, Glenn was preceded in death by four brothers Robert, Raymond, Paul, Grant; four sisters Mildred Cockran, Doris Ogle, Audrey Shaloski, and Irma Plumb.

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the Free Funeral Home with Evanglist Ron Davis officiating. Burial will follow at South Lawn Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by the Coshocton County Veterans Council.

Calling hours will be held from 10 to 11 A.M. Wednesday prior to the funeral service at the Free Funeral Home.

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