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Lynn Ray McGill

September 26, 1942 — June 8, 2023

Carlisle

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Lynn Ray McGill

Lynn Ray McGill of Camp Hill, PA, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday June 8, 2023, at Carlisle Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on September 26, 1942, in Canisteo, New York to the late Walter and Clara McGill.

Lynn graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He worked for various life insurance agencies over the years.  Midway through his life, he changed career paths to drive charter bus for first Rohrer and then Wolf Bus Lines.  He regularly attended Bible Baptist Church, where he was a member.

Lynn is survived by his wife, Barbara Joan (Mathisen) McGill of 59 years. He was the proud father of three daughters, Kelly, Merideth, and Lori.  Kelly is married to Don Stevens, and they have 2 children, Daniel and Carrie.  Daniel is married to Abby and they have blessed the family with a son, Grant.  Carrie is married to Sam Krauter.  Merideth is married to Steve Freeman, and she has a son, Chase.  He is married to Maegan, and they have blessed the family with a daughter, Lilianna.  Lori is married to Chris Sarago, and they have 3 children, Vaughn, Leana, and Lexi. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Joanne Ball and grandson, Colton Kyle.

All are welcome to join Lynn’s family at his viewing on Monday, June 19, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. with a service beginning at 1:15 p.m. all at Bible Baptist Church, 201 West Vine Street, Shiremanstown, PA 17011; with Pastor Bryan Sanders officiating.  Burial will immediately follow the service in Rolling Green Cemetery in Camp Hill.  Lynn’s family invites everyone to join them for a time of food and fellowship at his church following the burial.

A special thank you to the nursing team in the Arcadia Unit at Carlisle Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for their exceptional care of Lynn and assistance to his immediate family over the last few months.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made on Lynn’s behalf to Bible Baptist Church, 201 West Vine Street, Shiremanstown, PA 17011.

Lynn’s family has entrusted his care to Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Lynn’s full obituary, view his memorial video and portrait, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign his official guest book by visiting Buhrig.com.

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