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“So sorry to hear of David passing. Please know you will be in my prayers & thoughts. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Joan McClellan - Powderly, KY

“Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Dr. William McGhee was my doctor and a family friend. We are so sorry...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Barbara Uzzle - Greenville, KY

“Jennifer, Veronica and family so sorry for your loss. You will be in our Prayers as you go through this. Difficult Time. May you fine peace and...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Wayne. & Patricia Johnson & family - KY

“I was his academic advisor at Union College. He was determined and committed to completing his masters. I am so saddened by his passing. My...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Kirstie Warren - Cannon, KY

“Veronica and Family,Sending our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family in this time of sorrow.Carol and H.C. Mooningham ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: H.C. Mooningham - Central City, KY

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. I had known David for about a year while he was a graduate student at Union College. He had been one of...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy Walczak - KY - Teacher

“Veronica and family, I am so very sorry to hear about David. I am thinking of you and saying prayer for you. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Freda Hearld - Central city, KY

“I had only known David for a few weeks but he was a student of mine. He was a pleasant young man who was dedicated to his family and his studies. ...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Reba Moore - Corbin, KY - teacher

“Rest in peace David prayers for the whole family my heart just breaks for the whole family . ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: libby Brown - Nicholasville, KY

“I watched David grow up. He spent a lot of time at my house. He was one of the sweetest kids I've ever known. As an adult he always had a kiss, hug...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: martha Horn - Greenville, KY

“It seems like just yesterday we were playing some intense wiffle ball games in Grandma Hearld's front yard. My thoughts and prayers go out to your...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Mike McClure - FARMERSBURG, IN

“I miss you David my friend and my neighbor. I'll never forget you and I'll always keep the knives, sherif badge, wallets and other cool things you...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Sylas Shemwell - Central city, KY

“He was a wonderful neighbor who adored my kiddos so very much. Each trip they took he would hire my 6 year old to do security checks. He never left...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Kristi Shemwell - Central city, KY

“Man life goes by so quick. Remember you driving to school in the mustang. Graduated with your sister and always thought you where a heck of a ball...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: David Garrett - Utica, KY

“Prayers for family ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Junior Wade - Central City, KY


CENTRAL CITY – William David McGhee, 43, of Central City, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 11:11PM at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mr. McGhee was born August 28, 1977, in Lexington. David began his studies at Madisonville Community College and Western Kentucky University. He earned his Masters degree in History at the University of Louisiana Monroe. He was working towards his Masters degree in Clinical Psychology at Union College to be completed in May 2021. As a young boy he made a profession of faith as a Baptist and was baptized at Carter Creek Missionary Baptist Church. He attended Nelson Creek Baptist Church and had a bond of friendship with Bro. Jared Baker, as well as his pastor and friend Curtis McGehee. He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. William Rondal McGhee; paternal grandparents William Henry and Marjorie Louise Finley McGhee; maternal grandparents Homer E. and Hallie L. Doss Hearld; and step-son Seth Wayne Southerland.

He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Elaine Vaught McGhee; sons William Dalton McGhee of Phoenix, AZ and Axsen Bayler McGhee; step-daughter Ashton Maddox; step-grandchildren Anslee Stringer and Anson Maddox; mother Veronica McGhee of Greenville; sister Jennifer Lynn McGhee (Chris) Wilcutt of Olmstead; brother Dr. Timothy Robert (Shelly) McGhee of Hanson; father-in-law Kenny (Lisa) Vaught; mother-in-law Vivian (Danny) Asbury; special aunt and uncle Kay and Jim Turner; and adopted uncles Charles (Pat) Elschide, Donald (Pam) Hendrix, and Darris Russell.

Graveside funeral services will be Friday, February 26, 2021, at 12:00 noon at Carter Creek Cemetery, with Rev. Curtis McGehee officiating, assisted by Bro. Jared Baker. Visitation will be Friday from 10:30 – 11:30AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. The funeral procession will leave Tucker Funeral Home at 11:30AM to proceed to Carter Creek Cemetery for graveside service and burial. Family and friends are asked to wear a face covering, in accordance with the governor's mandate. Capacity will be limited to comply with current state guidelines. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.