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John McDermott

September 27, 1933 - April 8, 2017

John McDermott, beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the age of 83. He married his high school sweetheart in 1953 and together they had a beautiful family. He was a man of God, a wonderful role model, and devoted father. John was dedicated to being a wonderful…read more

John McDermott, beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the age of 83. He married his high school sweetheart in 1953 and together they had a beautiful family. He was a man of God, a wonderful role model, and devoted father. John was dedicated to being a wonderful provider for his family, and loved more than anything else, seeing his children happy. He enjoyed spending time with family, gardening, and watching his children and grandchildren enjoy fun in the sun on Lake Granbury. John was always happy, helpful, generous, patient, and kind. He will be dearly missed by family and friends.
John began college at Texas A&M University and went on to study mechanical engineering and completed 12 years of night school at the University of Texas, Arlington. He worked for Brown & Root in the Houston area and General Dynamics, as well as Dahlgren Manufacturing Co. in the Dallas area. His work took him across America and overseas to Japan, Abu Dhabi, and Bahrain.
John is survived by the love of his life and wife of 63 years, Ginger McDermott. He is also survived by his brother, Bob McDermott; son, Mark McDermott and wife Carol; daughters, Melody Bazar and husband Brian, Marcy Galle and husband Jeff; granddaughters, Heather Dixon and husband Tom, Brittany Borders, Breanne Medina and husband Jacob, Bevin Williams and husband Randy, Gwendolyn Galle, and grandson, Preston Galle; great-grandson, Trevor Dixon, and great-granddaughters, Bailey Dixon with Elise Dixon on the way.
Visitation is planned for Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 5-7 PM at Wiley Funeral Home Chapel in Granbury, Texas. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, Oak Hill Cemetery in Smithville, Texas.

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wiley Funeral Home Chapel in Granbury

Address:

400 Hwy. 377 East
Granbury,TX76048

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm

Oak Hill Cemetery

Address:

Smithville,Texas78957

Graveside Service


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