Garlis McGhee, age 82, a resident of the Batley Community in Anderson County, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Methodist Medical Center.
Mr. McGhee was born on April 3, 1932, in New River.
In 1952, at the age of 20, he entered into the United States Navy and served his country during the Korean War. While serving, he received several medals, citations, commendations, and ribbons.
Following his military discharge in 1957, he moved to Dayton, Ohio, and lived in Dayton for 10 years, moving back to Coalfield in 1967. He then moved to the Batley Community in 1973, where he has continued to live. [Read more…]