HAMPSTEAD — Arthur Woodrow McGhee, Jr. (Butch), age 77, of Hampstead NC, formerly of Durham NC, passed away on January 7th, 2022, with his wife Carolyn, stepdaughter Marie, and grandson Jaden by his side.
He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Carolyn, his brother, Jasper, and sister Donna, five children, 3 stepchildren, multiple grandchildren, Daddy’s Boy Cody (dog), as well as many other friends and family.
He is preceded in death by his father, Arthur Woodrow McGhee Sr, mother, Mary Frances Wrenn, and brother, Ricky McGhee.
Mr. McGhee proudly served as Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force for 21 years. After retiring from the Air Force, he became a General Contractor in Durham, NC.
Art was an avid fisherman, who once owned a seafood market, and a restaurant named Sea Food World in Hampstead, NC.
His lifelong dream was to have a large boat and sail around the United States. He purchased the boat, but his heart would not let him take the trip, God needed him more.
Visitation will be at Andrews Mortuary, 17730 US-17 Hampstead, NC at 1:00 P.M., followed by funeral and graveside service with military honors.
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