Obituary: Julian Stanley McGhee
Julian Stanley McGhee, 93, died on March 12, 2019, at Prescott, Arizona. He was born Oct. 17, 1925, in Durham, North Carolina, and was a resident of Mississippi before living in Prescott Valley, Arizona.
Julian served his country with the United States Army from 1948 to 1978, when he retired in Wildflecken, Germany. His final assignment was as First Sergeant (E-8) with the 2nd Bn 15th Infantry. In his 30 years with the U.S. Army, he was awarded Korean Service Medal with Bronze Star, Vietnam Service Medal with Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman Badge, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon and Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal. During his career he was assigned to bases at Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Knox, Kentucky; Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana; New Ulm, Germany; and U.S. Army Training Area located in Wildflecken, Germany. In addition to these assignments, he served two tours in Korea and two tours in Vietnam.
Julian will be joining his lovely wife, Billie Jean McGhee, and grandson, Kyle Ryan McGhee, in heaven with their Lord. Survivors include his five sons and daughters-in-law, Stan and Heidi McGhee of Germany, Mike and Renee McGhee of Mississippi, Patrick McGhee of Nevada, Tim and Sarah McGhee of Arizona and John and Mina McGhee of Texas: 10 grandchildren, Shawn McGhee of Nevada, Kevin and Allison McGhee of Germany, Amber McGhee of Texas, Brian McGhee of Mississippi, Keenan McGhee of Texas; Kylaa Jean, Jayden Quade, Josie and Tatum McGhee of Arizona; three great-grandchildren, Kylie, Payton and Micah.
Visitation will be Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 10-11 a.m., at Holder-Wells Funeral Home, 4007 Main St., Moss Point, MS 39563. Funeral Services will begin at 11 a.m. from the funeral home chapel with burial following in Serene Gardens cemetery in Moss Point. In lieu of flowers, our Father would prefer if you just took a soldier/sailor/airman to lunch or dinner and thank them for their service.
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