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Mac McVey

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Earl E. “Mac” McVey, 83, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 4, 2012, in Hutchinson. He was born June 7, 1929, in LaHarpe to Clarence E. and Pauline (Davis) McVey. 
Over the years, Mac was an agriculture partsman, worked at several banks and owned Mac’s Sharpening Service, all in Hutchinson. He was a member of Tenth Avenue United Methodist Church.
On May 27, 1967, he married Barbara Bechthold in Hutchinson. She survives. 
Other survivors include two sons, Gene McVey (Jacque), Hutchinson, and Lanny McVey (Dawn), La Vista, Neb.; daughter, Tina Bell, Hutchinson; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and four siblings.
Mac was preceded in death by a brother and a grandson.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Elliott Chapel with Pastor Luke Helmuth and Rev. Richard Brooks officiating. Burial will be in Fairlawn Burial Park. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday with the family to receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. at Elliott Mortuary. 
Memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House in care of the mortuary. Please visit www. elliottmortuary.com to leave condolences for Mac’s family..

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