Robert Hayward McGeachy ’47

Robert Hayward McGeachy ’47, 90, of Mt. Gilead, N.C., died Jan. 25, 2012, at his home. McGeachy was born Sept. 11, 1921, in Mecklenburg County. He was son of the late Robert Wisner and Hazel Hayward McGeachy. He was a graduate of Davidson and a WWII Army Air Force veteran. McGeachy and his wife were owner and operators of The Sundry Center in Mt. Gilead for over 50 years. He was a former member of Mt. Gilead Volunteer Fire Dept. and the Lions Club. He loved being outdoors and was an avid fisherman. He is survived by his wife, Martha Scarborough McGeachy, P.O. Box 745, Mt. Gilead, NC 27306; two daughters, Laura Brown and Sherry McGeachy; four grandchildren, Blythe Edwards, Zack Beasley, Andrew Brown ’12, and Claire Brown; and two great-grandchildren, Jake Edwards and Lily Edwards.