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William C. McGhee, 66, of Moore Road died Friday (Sept. 17, 1999) in Mount St. Mary's Hospital after being stricken while driving near his home.

McGhee was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and moved to Niagara Falls as a boy. He moved to Lewiston in 1958.

He served in the U.S. Army in Korea from February 1953 to February 1956, which included the last few months of the Korean War.

McGhee worked as an electrician at the Niagara Falls plant of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. for 40 years, retiring in 1992.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston and D. Leo Curtiss Post 830, American Legion, in Ransomville.

McGhee was an artist and loved to paint. He enjoyed fishing, football and hockey, especially the Bills and Sabres.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, the former Elizabeth Armstrong; a son, Bruce of Ransomville; two daughters, Susan Burlingame of Houston and Ellen Payne; and five grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Hardison Funeral Home, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville. Burial will be in North Ridge Cemetery, Cambria.


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