Robert James McGhee
Robert James McGhee
  • January 19, 1941 - April 18, 2017
  • Williamsburg, Virginia

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Robert "Bob" James McGhee, 76, passed away suddenly on April 17, 2017. He was a native of Danville but has been a longtime resident of Williamsburg. Bob was a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg and shortly after gained employment with NASA at the Langley Research Center where he retired after 30 years. He had a great sense of humor and loved animals, especially dogs and cats. He enjoyed traveling and spending time in the Outer Banks. Bob was predeceased by his loving wife, Agnes Barksdale McGhee.

Left to cherish his memory are two sons, David B. McGhee of Charlotte, NC and Richard J. McGhee (Paula) of Lincolnshire, IL; 4 sisters, Joyce Doss of Hampton, Diane M. Delaney of Greensboro, NC, Laraine Brumberg (Chip) of Richmond, and Iris Holder (Basil) of Black River, WI; and two grandchildren, Lanie and Scott McGhee.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg, conducted by the Rev. Randy Gardner. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery. You may offer condolences at

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA.