Herbert Jamison McGahee

April 16, 1931September 16, 2019

Mr. Herbert “H.J.” McGahee, age 88, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, September 16, 2019. He was born on April 16, 1931 in Dearing, GA. Herbert was best described as a giving man. He was a devoted husband and father. He worked for GA Power for 38 years before retiring as a Supervisor. He enjoyed watching sports, such as, racing and NASCAR. He was also known to play a mean game of checkers. Herbert was a homebody and enjoyed tinkering with things and especially loved to do yardwork.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Linda McGahee; his parents, Horace and Daisy McGahee; a son, Anthony McGahee; and his siblings.

H.J. is survived by his children, Chris McGahee, Maria Hiatt, Felicia Warner, and Steve Sheffield; 5 grandchildren; and numerous other loved ones, family, and friends.

The family will be having a graveside service on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 12:00 noon at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens in Thomson, GA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Kidney Fund, 72 Edgewood Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303, or to the American Parkinson Disease Association, PO Box 49416, Atlanta, GA 30359,

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246


  • Graveside Service Friday, September 20, 2019


Herbert Jamison McGahee

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