John Arlington McPhee

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Semi-Military Funeral and Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving for her beloved husband of 62

Comrade Elder John Arlington McPhee, 85

of Williams Lane, off Kemp Road and formerly of Rolleville, Exuma who died on September 11, 2017 will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 11:00 am at Kemp Road Ministries, Kemp Road. Rev. Dr. Ivan F. Butler, Jr. will be the officiant assisted by other Ministers of the Gospel.

His remains will be interred in the Bahamas Veteran’s Cemeter, Infant View Road.

Left to love, reflect and celebrate John’s earthly walk are his wife and life partner of 62 years: Mother Nellie H. McPhee; daughter: Linda; 2 brothers: Deacon William ‘Bill’ McPhee and Ira McPhee of Rolleville, Exuma; 5 brothers-in-law: Rev. Donald Brown of Vero Beach, Florida, John ‘Flossie’ Brown, Spurgeon Brown of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Kingsley Brown of Temple Hills, Maryland, Wendall Albury and Johnnie Nixon of Little Farmer’s Cay, Exuma; eight sisters-in-law: Rena and Florentine McPhee, Annie, Aurelia, Hazel and Gale Brown; Fannette Albury and Brezetta Nixon; nephews & nieces: Fredrick, Benjamin, Ira Jr., William “Billy”, Trevor “Kirk”, Henry, Joseph, Dudley and Elon Romer of Freeport, Grand Bahama; Anthony, Perry, Kirkland, Gregory, Eustace Jr., Garnett McPhee; Alonza McPhee; Patrick; Robert, Glenroy and Ricardo; Roy, Lester, Douglas, Marlon and Vincent; Tyrone and Harvey; Kingsley Jr.; Ivan; Lynden, Trevor, Roy and Darren; Godfrey and Jonathan; Donald Jr., Kenneth and Vincent; S. Anthony, Londell and Raymond; Christine, La’Rhoda, Alaura, Daisy, Elva; Alma Clarke, Olive, Melvina, McCola; Denise, Agatha; Min. Margaret Brown; Luella, Hannah and Joan; Patricia, Barbara, Gloria, Cynthia and Raquel; Sabrina (Sabre), Sherial and Garnell; Ruth and Marilyn; Ruby; Paulette and Sabrina; Kimberly and Kristian; Gaylean, Genovia, Khaliah and Suzanne; Inga, Sharon and Erica (Olivia); Ollie-Mae, Terentia and Allison (Yvette); Darlene, Wendy, Jannel, Tammy and Dawn; other relatives and friends including: Blanch Smith and Family, Gail Sparrow, Peter Nicholson Jr. and Family of Canada, Gregory Mortimer and Family, Larry Bastian and Family, Anthony Coakley, Sr. and Family, Revella (Val) Bodie and Family, Pastor Jevon and Sandena Neely, Angelica Pinder and Family, Anwar Coakley and Family, Beverley Finley and Family, Elsie Smith and Family, Shamala McPhee and Family, George Brown and Family, Elder General and Deaconess Audrey Taylor and Family, Rosalie Taylor and Family, Mother Hanna Brice and Family, Deaconess Nellie Moss and Family, Vandolyn Moss and Family, Deacon Roscoe Knowles and Family, Berthamae Thompson and Family, Iva and Shirley Clarke and Family, Ollimae of South Carolina, Michelle and Paulette of Miami Gardens, Florida, Myrtle Pinder and Family, Ezekiel & Magdalene Williams, Freddie Davis, Livingston, Stafford and Edwin Davis, Pamela Rolle, Dorcus Rolle, Paula Rolle, Chad Russell and Family, The National General Council, Chairman & Leadership of the Progressive Liberal Party, Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald & the PLP Marathon Branch, Mr. Wayne Munroe & the PLP FreeTown Branch, the Nurses, Doctors and Support Staff of the Accident & Emergency Department and the Intensive Care Unit of the Princess Margaret Hospital, Elder Ruth Flowers, Bishop Salathiel Rolle, Bishop Shawn McKenzie and Family, Rev. Adam Brown and Family and Ebenezer Union Baptist Church, Rolleville, Exuma, the Men’s Fellowship of Kemp Road Ministries, Rev. Dr. Ivan F. Butler, Jr. and Kemp Road Ministries Family; the New Providence District and the entire Bahamas Baptist Union of Churches, Rev. Valderine Pinder and St. Mary’s Union Baptist Church, Farmer’s Cay, Exuma, Bishop Neil C. Ellis and Mount Tabor Church, the entire communities of Rolleville, Little Farmer’s Cay, and the mainland of Exuma and the surrounding Cays, the Williams Lane and Kemp Road Community, The Bahamas Taxi Cab Union, Comrade Bishop Cephas Ferguson & The Bahamas Branch of the British Legion, Worshipful Master Vaughn O. Jones and St. James Masonic Lodge No. 3, PHA.

Viewing will be held at the Sir. Lynden Pindling Center, Farrington Road on Friday September 29, 2017 from 10 am to 4:30 pm and on Saturday at the Church from 10:00 am until service time.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Vaughn O. Jones Memorial Center, Mt. Royal Avenue and Talbot Street, Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas.