Donnie Joe McGehee, 47, of Allegre, died 5:37 p.m., June 11, 2008 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.
He was a well known local country music singer. Services are at 2 p.m., June 14, at Latham Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Wilhite officiating. Burial will follow in the McColpin Cemetery in Allegre. Visitation is after 5 p.m., June 13, at Latham Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Saturday until the funeral hour at the funeral home.
McGehee was born in Hopkinsville, on Dec. 22, 1960, the son of Howard Thomas McGehee of Murray and the late June Olivia Rudd Watson. He was proceeded in death by his stepfather Melrose Watson. He was a truck driver, and a member of the Pea Ridge House of Prayer in Todd County and played country music at many locations. He had been a regular at Helen's Place in Kirkmansville for some time.
In addition to his father, survivors include his wife of 28 years Janie Murphy McGehee and a sister Rose Pence of Crofton.