George McConeghy, Adel

December 18, 2017

George Wallace McConeghy, 63, of Adel, passed away December 17, 2017 after a short, courageous battle
with cancer. A visitation will be held Friday, December 29 at
McCalley Funeral Home in Adel where family will greet friends from 4-8 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 30 at the McCalley Funeral Home with a visitation one hour prior to service. Burial to take place at Oakdale Cemetery at a later date.
George was born April 14, 1954, the son of George and Grace Elizabeth (Wallace) McConeghy in Celina, OH. He graduated from Adel High School in 1972, and married
Jo Ann Marie Francois at the Adel Methodist Church in 1991. George spent his career as a carpenter, and was involved in the community as a volunteer firefighter, first
responder, member of the Central Iowa Underwater Search and Recovery team, and proudly earned his EMTB. He enjoyed playing practical jokes and was Mr. Fix-it. George loved his pets, fishing, hunting, and camping. He will be remembered for “collecting friends,” being kind, generous, and always lending a hand to those in need.
George is survived by his wife, Jo Ann McConeghy; daughters, Erin Neal (Bill), Shawna Cramer; grandchildren; father, George McConeghy; siblings, Marlynn Phillips
(Jim), Jennifer Michelson (Rob); and several nieces and nephews. George was preceded in death by his mother, Grace McConeghy.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the
Adel Fire Department. Online condolences may be left at

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