Roy L. McGhee Jr.
unknown - September 14, 2012
Roy L. McGhee Jr., 92, of Palm City, Fla.. died Friday, September 14, 2012, at The Treasure Coast Hospice Residence, in Stuart. Born in Jeferson City, Mo., he has resided in Palm City for the past 16 years, moving here from Washington, D.C. Prior to retiring he was a Reporter for U.P.I. and a member of the Press Gallery. For 18 years, Roy served as Superintendent of the Senate Periodical Press Gallery in Washington D.C. After serving as a reporter in Jefferson City, Missouri, and as United Press International bureau chief in Denver, he came to Capitol Hill in 1959, as a regional reporter for UPI. He remained a Washington reporter until 1973, when he took charge of the Periodical Press Gallery, a post that he held until his retirement in 1991. He was also a U.S. Coast Guard WW II veteran. He is survived by his wife, Yolanda McGhee of Palm City Memorial Contributions may be made to Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 SE Indian Street Stuart, FL 34997 or www.TCHospice.org Private services will be held. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stuart Chapel, Stuart, Florida. Online Remembrance Book may be signed at www.heavencalled.com