It is with great sadness that the family of Joe Timothy McGaughey announces his passing after a long illness February 27, 2020, in Galveston, TX.
Mr. McGaughey was born July 29, 1953, in Tyler, TX. He is preceded in death by his parents, the Reverend Joe Alston McGaughey (Big Jack) and Clysteen Parnell McGaughey.
A lifelong Texas resident, Joe worked many years for Enron Corporation. He was a graduate of Overton High School and attended UT Tyler. Mr. McGaughey was an avid traveler and fisherman. His interests including gardening, listening to gospel music and playing dominoes with his family.
Forever remembered by his surviving wife of 26 years, Cathy Townley-McGaughey; daughter, Stefanie Jo White; stepsons, Andrew Armstrong and Alan Armstrong; and stepdaughter, Iris McHenry.
At his request, no services will be held. “He fought a good fight, he kept the faith, he won the race!”