WOOSTER – A. Earl MCGAHA, 70, of Wooster, died Friday, November 9, 2007 in Wooster
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home,
216 E. Larwill Street, Wooster, OH, on Monday evening from 6-8:00
Services will be held at the Funeral Home, Tuesday, November 13, 2007,
at 10:30 A.M. with the Rev. Kevin Phipps officiating. Interment will
follow at 2:00 P.M. at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
Born June 18, 1937 in Linden, Texas, he was the son of Wiliam Allen
and Dora Lee Tucker Story. He was raised by his mother and T.R.
He retired from O.A.R.D.C./OSU as manager of farm operations Dept. of
Research Operations. He was a past member of the Westwood Ruritans,
member of the American Nuclear Society, Gamma Sigma Delta
(Agricultural Honorary), American Society of Agriculturial Engineers
and the OSU Veterans Association..
Served his country with the U.S. Navy from June of 1956 to March of
1964. He was a reactor operator and electronic technician aboard a nuclear submarine and was a staff instructor at Nuclear Prototype in Windsor, CT
Surviving are his wife Cynthia Cindy Alexander McGaha, whom he
married August 6, 1960; a daughter, Karen (Michael) Besemer of
Warner Robins, GA; grandchildren Matthew and Alex Besemer; sisters,
Ruby (Richard) VonRonne and Kathy (Earl) Whitfield both of Casa
Grande, AZ and Annie (Broncie) Petty of Watonaga, Oklahoma and numerous
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother David McGaha.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of
Greater Wayne County 2525 Back Orrville Road Wooster, Ohio 44691
Hospice and Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County
10:30 A.M. Tuesday Nov. 13, 2007 at the funeral home
Monday Nov. 12, 2007 from 6-8 P.M.