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George W. McVey

September 26, 1946 — May 11, 2023

New Lebanon, Ohio

George W. McVey, age 76 of New Lebanon, Ohio passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, May 11, 2023. He was born September 26, 1946 in Harlan, Kentucky.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He loved car races, flea markets, garage sales, his vehicles, old country music, and all women. He enjoyed going to Dixie Diner with close friend, Rick. George really enjoyed haggling and most of all his love for his electric blanket. 

George had two long time loves in his life, Mattie and Sheryl, the mothers of his children; sons, Bill (Jen), Tim (Nicole), Paul (Barb), Gary (Karly), Michael (Shana), and Matthew (Stephanie); step-children, Jeanette, James, and Kelly; grandchildren he helped raise, Kyle, Kourtnee, and Kasha; grandchildren, Christopher, Bradley, Ashley, Dalton, Austin, Brenden, Daytona, Walker, Danielle, Emma, Wynter, Jamie, Peyton, Aurora, Makena, twins- Aiden and Ethan, and Landon; great grandchildren, Kyson, Korbyn, Kanin, Kobrik, Luna, Ashton, Abby, Tate, Bentley, Christian Jr., and Randy; granddaughter who loved him like a father, Kasha McCoy; step-daughter who loved him like a biological father, Kelly McCoy; daughter-in-laws who were special to him, Stephanie, Shana, and Barb; long time friend of the family, Amanda; friend, Mike Gibbs, who helped with taking George to doctor appointments and stopping and getting him Whopper Jrs; grandson who he got close to later in life, Walker McVey; grandchildren closest to him, Aurora, Makenna, Aiden, Ethan, Landon, Kyson, Peyton, and Kobrik “Koburn”; brother, Gary (Beth) McVey; sister, Hazel Sergeant; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as several other family members and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Brasley and Bessie McVey; brothers, Roy, Ernest, and Troy; sisters, Brenda, Shirley, and Rosie; son, Williams Brasley McVey; and grandson, Gary T. McVey Jr.

George Loved his life and was very proud of all his sons because “they did not work in a pie factory”. He will forever be remembered and be deeply missed and always in our hearts FOREVER.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Eaton, Ohio is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences and remembrances may be sent by visiting




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