December 28, 1936 - May 5, 2013 BETHANY James R. McGill, Sr., 76, died May 5, 2013. He was born Dec. 28, 1936 in Oklahoma City to John and Myrtle (Lane) McGill. He was a Bethany Police Officer and also worked for the OK County Sheriff's Office as Captain and SWAT Commander. He recently retired from the City of Bethany as Public Works Director. A longtime member of Portland Ave. Baptist Church, he was a 32nd Degree Mason and Shriner. He coached baseball and football for many years for his son's teams and so enjoyed watching his grandsons play ball. James was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 53 years, Marilyn. He is survived by his daughter, Sharon Lusk; son, James "Jim" McGill, Jr. and wife Traci; sister, Barbara Legg and husband Jerry; and 2 grandchildren, Clint Lusk and Colby McGill. Funeral service will be Thursday, May 9, 2:00pm at Portland Ave. Baptist Church with interment in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. To share a memory or condolence, visit www.mercer-adams.com www.mercer-adams.com

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Mercer-Adams Funeral Service - Bethany
3925 North Asbury Avenue  Bethany, OK 73008
(405) 495-4363

Published in The Oklahoman on May 8, 2013