Bethalto | Monday, April 12 2021 |
Donald Edward McGaughey of Bethalto, IL passed away peacefully on April 12, 2021 from an ongoing illness. He was preceded in death by his parents Clifford and Hazel (Sawyer) McGaughey of Bethalto, IL.
He is survived by his loving wife Ursula McGaughey of Bethalto, IL and his brother and sister-in-law, David and Gloria McGaughey of Godfrey, IL. Also surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Lisa McGaughey of Brighton, IL and his step-children, John and Julie Yates of Bethalto, IL; Catherine Field of Bethalto, IL, Margaret and Rick Beer of Peoria, IL.
In addition, Don was an amazing Grandpa to 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, all of which loved him dearly. Don worked most of his life as a real-estate broker in the river-bend area but later became involved in sales and marketing with several successful companies. He enjoyed the company of friends and family and always tried to provide friendly advice to everyone he met. His friendly demeanor and firm handshake allowed him to always make new friends in the community.
A private service has been planned for family members. Memorials, in his name, can be sent to Evelyn's House Hospice, 1000 N Mason Road., St . Louis, MO 63141.