Michael McGhee

Obituary of Michael McGhee

Michael McGhee was born on April 20, 1949 Illinois, he passed away April 25, 2017 at the age of 67. Mike and his family moved to Blaine Washington when Mike was 12, his Dad was stationed at the Blaine Air Force Base. After graduating from Blaine High School Mike joined the Navy where he would spend the next 22 years of his life at a career he loved. After retiring from the Navy Mike moved to PA where he worked for the state helping Veterans find jobs. He moved back to Blaine in 2002. Mike was preceeded in death by his parents Ray and Opal McGhee, his brother Charles McGhee. Mike leaves behind his wife Nancy, 3 daughters Shannon McGhee Jones, Dana McGhee Sterle, and Carrie Stockwell, 3 grandsons, 2 granddaughters, a brother James McGhee, a sister Pat Barstad, 2 nephews and 1 niece. Mike also leaves behind so many wonderful friends, Aunt Sue and Uncle Dave, Keri and Robert, Alisha, Marylee, Guo and Richard, Walter and his very special little buddy Anthony. The loves of his life his kitties; Nubs, Gracie, Emma and Martha. A very special thanks to Dr. Mark Daniels whom has been Mikes doctor and friend for the past fifteen years and helped him in his last days we don't know what we would have done without you, Susan from NCC for calling every day and checking on mike and to our special friend and hospital doctor, Dr. Ray without you all I don't know what we would have done, you were there when you didn't have to be and made something so stressful a lot easier...Fair Winds and Calm Seas Mike, we don't know what we will do without you….your Shipmates will take over the watch now. There will be a gathering to celebrate Mike’s life at a later date. Please sign the Book of Memories, light a candle and leave your condolences for the family at www.JernsFH.com