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Dwight David "Dingus" McGhee


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Ave., Jackson, Ohio 45640

(p) 740-286-2010


Dwight David “Dingus” McGhee, 65 of Jackson, Ohio passed away on November 12, 2020 at his home. Dwight was born on September 30, 1955 to Paul Dwight McGhee and Donna Grace (Taylor) McGhee. He graduated from Jackson High School in 1973. He retired after 29 years of service with the Ohio State Highway Patrol as a radio technician.

Dwight loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and was always there when a friend was in need. He served as an Assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 51, and he also was an avid supporter of American Legion Post 81. He loved watching his grandchildren participate in sports and never missed a game. His love of racing included NASCAR, dirt track racing and he was a supporter of several local race teams. Woodworking was a life-long hobby, and he was a jack of all trades when it came to fixing things. The amazing way he made people laugh will be remembered as well as his willingness to help people.

He was preceded in death his mother, Donna Grace McGhee; an infant brother; and his brother-in-law, Paul Donald Tucker.

Dwight is survived by his children, David Lee (Abbey) McGhee, Kelly Ann McGhee and Eric Ray (Jamie) McGhee; his father, Paul Dwight (Peggy) McGhee; sister, Penny Dianna Tucker; three grandchildren, Madison Grace Gilliland, Gage Taylor McGhee and Zane Ryan McGhee. Also surviving are two nieces and several aunts, cousins, relatives and friends.

Friends may call Sunday, November 15, 2020 from 3-7 PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home, 28 Harding Ave. Jackson, Ohio. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 16, 2020 at 12:00 at the funeral home with Pastor Wendell Vermillion officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Dwight's memory to the Jackson Sideliners Club, P.O. Box 866, Jackson, Ohio 45640. Per CDC guidelines and the governor recommendations, everyone is required wear a mask while indoors and practice proper social distancing. Online condolences may be sent to


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