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Description: Obituary of Megehe, John Robert "Goobie"Date: March 4 2009
Newspaper published in: Pittsfield
Page/Column: A6 / 1
Mr. John Robert "Goobie" Megehe, 55 of New Canton died early Tuesday morning, March 3, 2009, at Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield.
He was born Oct. 17, 1953 in Hannibal, Mo. to Virgil D. and Edna Mae Gray Megehe. He married Nan Baldwin Dec. 3, 1977 at the El Dara Methodist Church in El Dara and she survives.
John Robert worked as a supervisor for the Pike County Water District 1 for the past 11 years. Earlier he had worked at United Feeds in New Canton and had opened Goobie's Bar in New Canton this past year. Goobie was a drummer and played and sang in several bands in the area throughout the years. He loved and enjoyed his family and his many friends.
Survivors include his wife, Nan; a son, Johnny (wife Tayleigh) Megehe of Kinderhook; a daughter, Carmen (husband Marcus) Crebo of Washburn; three grandchildren Evan and Brittney Crebo, and Ava Megehe; two sisters, Mary Ann (husband Jim) Peters of Kinderhook and Lisa Neese of New Canton. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 7th at 2 p.m. at the Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry, with Bert Sapp officiating. Visitation will be held Friday evening after 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Shearer Cemetery at New Canton. Memorials may be left to the Barry Community Care Center. Family will gather with friends following the service at Goobie's Bar in New Canton. Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry is handling the arrangements. On-line condolences may be left at www.nieburfh.com.