George McGee Obituary – In Memoriam Of George McGee

Mr. George Lambert McGee, aged 86, departed this life on November 29, 2023, at 8:02 PM, at Tristar Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, KY. His passing leaves a void that will be deeply felt by family, friends, and the community he cherished.

Summary Table

VisitationDecember 2, 20233:00 PM – 8:00 PMGilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
Visitation (Continued)December 3, 20238:00 AM – 2:00 PMGilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
Funeral ServiceDecember 3, 20232:00 PMGilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
BurialDecember 3, 2023After ServiceHillsdale Cemetery, Simpson County, KY

Remembering George’s Life

George McGee was born on July 18, 1937, in Trousdale County, TN, to William Thomas McGee and Elvie Lee Johns McGee. His life was marked by both joy and sorrow, as he was preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters, his son George Allen McGee, stepson David Ray Wright, and grandson David Kyle McGee.

Paying Respects

To celebrate George’s life, a visitation will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2023, from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory. The visitation continues on Sunday, December 3, 2023, from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM, with funeral services scheduled for 2:00 PM on Sunday. He will be laid to rest at Hillsdale Cemetery in Simpson County, KY.

Family and Legacy

George leaves behind his loving wife of 42 years, Janelle Finn McGee, and a legacy carried on by his children: Kevin McGee of Hartsville, TN; Daryl McGee of Michigan; Jerry McGee of Harrodsburg, KY; Kim Voland of Wabash, IN; Crystal McGee of Columbia, TN; Jaclyn Milam of Bowling Green, KY; and Jenna Akin of Franklin, KY. His memory is further cherished by 17 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews.

A Life Well-Lived

A faithful member of Woodburn Baptist Church, George found joy in life’s simple pleasures, from fishing to chopping wood, and the soothing melodies of country music. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests expressions of sympathy be directed to Hillsdale Cemetery, ℅ of Cliff Spears, 1130 Roark Road, Franklin, KY 42134. Envelopes for contributions will be available at the funeral home.

As we bid farewell to George Lambert McGee, we reflect on a life well-lived and a legacy that will endure through the memories shared by those who knew and loved him. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory. For more information, please visit or call 270-586-8844.