Jeffrey McAfee

12/8/2012

Jeffrey Gordon McAfee, 60, of Springfield, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Cox South Hospital after a seven-week battle with cancer.

Jeffrey Gordon McAfee, 60, of Springfield, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Cox South Hospital after a seven-week battle with cancer.

He was born June 8, 1952, in Memphis, Tenn., to Dr. Robert Gordon and Alfreda Kathleen Sisk McAfee. He graduated from high school in Garden City in 1971. After graduation, he entered military service in the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam.

Mr. McAfee was a volunteer and supporter of Center City Christian Outreach and the Well of Life Food Pantry. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying camping, hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Survivors include his parents, Gordon McAfee and wife, Marilyn Vinson McAfee, of Springfield, and Alfreda McAfee of Johnson City, Tenn.; a son, Jason G. McAfee and his wife Elisabeth of Liberal; four grandchildren, Jasmine Williams, and Esmé, Jack and Lucy McAfee; one great-grandchild; a brother, Steven McAfee of Orlando, Fla.; several nieces and nephews; and his special friend, Dolores Gonzalez of Garden City. He was preceded in death by a brother, Phil McAfee; and a sister, Alfreda Baskette.

A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel Southern Baptist Church in Liberal.

Memorials are suggested to Center City Christian Outreach — Well of Life Food Pantry, Box 8176, Springfield, MO 65801-8176 or Global Partners for the benefit of Rachael Walker, in care of Emmanuel Southern Baptist Church, 1550 N. Western Ave., Liberal, KS 67901.

Arrangements are under the care of Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home in Springfield.

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