Harold McGee


Harold Leroy "Johnnie" McGee, 89, of Beloit, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Mitchell County Hospital.

Harold Leroy "Johnnie" McGee, 89, of Beloit, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Mitchell County Hospital.

He was born Oct. 7, 1924, in the Blue Hill community, to Thomas and Katherine McGee.

On Sept. 29, 1948, he married Betty Ann Thomas at Ash Grove Methodist Church.

Mr. McGee was a farmer in the Hunter and Beloit area. He also was a township road grader operator for more than 50 years in Mitchell County. He loved spending time with friends and family and going to farm auctions.

In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Jim MeGee and wife Glenna of Garden City; a son-in-law, Joe Hollerich of Tipton; two grandsons, Shawn McGee and wife Amanda of Evans, Colo., and Cody Hollerich of Tipton; a granddaughter, Michele McGee of Greeley, Colo.; and a great-granddaughter, Payton McGee of Greeley. He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Matt, Morty, Richard, Charles and Bob; a daughter, Janice Hollerich; and a granddaughter, Ciera Hollerich.

Graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Greenwood Union Cemetery north of Hunter.

Visitation hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Harrison Funeral Home, Beloit. Condolences may be sent at harrisonfuneralhome@hotmail.com. Memorials are suggested to the Harold McGee Memorial.

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