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August 6, 1930 ~ November 13, 2018 (age 88)

Arnold “Arnie” Ray McGill, 88, went to be with his Lord on November 13, 2018. He passed away peacefully at his son and daughter-in-law’s home, Marc and Peggy McGill.


He was a beloved husband and father and will be greatly missed “like crazy” by his family and friends.


He was born August 6, 1930 in Libby, Montana to Howard and Elsie Barr McGill (Carter). He married Ida Jane “Janey” Guinn on February 19, 1949 and had one son, Marc McGill. Janey, his wife of 33 years passed away in 1981.


He married Virginia Dahms January 8, 1982. He and Virginia enjoyed summers at their home at Glacier Bible Camp in Hungry Horse, Montana and winters at their home in Yuma, Arizona with all of their many friends. Virginia passed away on August 9, 2009.


Arnold worked for many years at Rosauers Foods in Libby, retiring in 1991.


He was preceded in death by his mother Elsie, father Howard McGill and Step-Father Marvin Carter. Howard McGill passed away when Arnold was only one year old. Marv was the only father he ever knew and they loved each other very much; and 2 brothers, Darrel and Clayton McGill and a sister, Maxine Dediteus.



He is survived by his son Marc and his wife Peggy, of Libby; a brother, Boake Carter (Pat) of Hemet, California; his stepson, Gary Dahms (Vicki) of Soda Springs, Idaho; stepdaughter Robyn Dahms of Spokane, Washington; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.


Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at the Libby Assembly of God Church with Pastor Kevin Lindgren officiating. Burial will be at the City of Libby Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Kootenai Valley Christian School, 1024 Montana Ave. Libby, MT 59923.  Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at

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