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 Jimmy McGrew

Jimmy McGrew

Birth
Linden, Marengo County, Alabama, USA
Death 16 Sep 2010
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Calverton, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 59002651 · View Source
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Jimmy McGrew, 59, a carpenter who served in the U.S. Coast Guard, died Thursday at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Brooklyn of cancer.

Born in Linden, Alabama, Mr. McGrew graduated from George P. Austin High School un Linden and attended Albany (Ga.) State University, where he played football.

After college, Mr. McGrew served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1972 to 1976. He was stationed in Cape May, New Jersey and was a member of the Coast Guard's basketball team.

Mr. McGrew moved to Staten Island in 1981, settling in New Brighton, and working as a carpenter.

In his leisure time, Mr. McGrew enjoyed fishing and playing cards.

Mr. McGrew is survived by his daughter, Stephanie McIntosh; two brothers, David Hudson and Fred McGrew; two sisters, Mary Williams and Cindy McKnight; and three grandchildren.

The funeral will be held on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. in the Stradford Funeral Home, Tompkinsville.
Burial will follow in Calverton (LI) National Cemetery.
Published in the Staten Island Advance on September 21, 2010.


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  • Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59002651
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jimmy McGrew (unknown–16 Sep 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59002651, citing Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .