John E. Magee Sr., age 65, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 25, 2018 at his home.
John was born January 2, 1953 in Dansville, a son of John & Dorothy (Goho) Magee. He was a veteran of the US Army, serving from 1975 to 1978. He was a driver for Jacobsen Trucking in Batavia. He married Joanne Washburn on June 11, 2015; she survives. John was predeceased by his parents and two brothers, Dwayne & Daryl Magee.
John enjoyed cooking, car models, mowing his lawn, car shows, watching television, especially cooking shows, car shows and the Velocity channel and was a Pittsburg Steelers fan, but most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends.
John is survived by his wife, Joanne; his son, John Magee Jr. (Nicole Kota); his step children, Diana (Jesse) Holbrook, Jason (Jessica) Brown, Ivan (Lauralyn) Wheeler, Amanda (William) Simpson and Patrick (Erin) Wheeler; his sisters, Audrey (Jay) Eastland, Maureen (Gary) Cornell, Gail (Ken) Carter and Judy Magee; his brother, Gary (Sandy) Beardsley; many step-grandchildren, step-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews & cousins.
Friends may call 2-4 & 6-8 pm Monday at the Chamberlin – Baird Funeral Home, 73 Main St., Dansville, where funeral services will be held 11 am, Tuesday. Burial with full military honors will be held in Greenlawn Cemetery, Dansville.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Assoc.