of Clinton, AR
December 9, 1942 - April 23, 2023
James Harold McGaha, 80, of Clinton was born on December 09, 1942 in Pioneer, Louisiana to the late H.L. and Louise (Copes) McGaha and passed from this life on April 23, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. He was a loving family man as well as a veteran of the United States Army. James spent most of his adult life as a specialist in education. He served as teacher, principal, superintendent and trusted friend. James is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Dorthy Self, Darlene Allen and two brothers, Charles McGaha and Gerald McGaha.Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 56 years, Mary (Neal) McGaha; three sons, Jordan White Bull, Joel Youngbear, Christopher White Bull; two daughters, Michelle Parker, Gina Marsh (Henry); eight grandchildren, Trenton (Nikki), Amaya, Zoey, Taiya, Adriel, Charlie, Tacha, Navy; one sister, Mary Barton (Doug); two brothers, Robert McGaha, Larry McGaha (Virginia); other relatives and a host of friends. Burial will be at 10:00 am April 25, 2023 in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Rupert.To express online condolences please visit www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/clinton
My sweet Mary, Kirk and I are so sad to hear that you lost the love of your life. I was truly blessed to have met and served with James. He was a kind and peaceful soul that I treasured as a friend. I will always remember the time we spent together with your family. We lost a great man but heaven gained a precious soul...
Mr. McGaha was our friend. We pray for peace for the family.
I am sorry for your lost he was a good man!!
Iâ€™m so sorry to hear of Mr. MaGahaâ€™s passing he had such a kind and caring demeanor.
So sorry for your loss. MR McGaha was a fine man who cared about the children at the schools he served and loved his family. Prayers for the year family.
I am sorry for your loss. Mr McGaha always had such a pleasant smile.
Condolences to the family, He was the Principal at Marion High School in Marion, La. when I attended there. He was always fair in his decisions and always calm. He was a good man.
Prayers for the family & friend my God bless you.
My heart goes out to you all, Bro Harold was a great man. I cherish the memories of the time I spent with yâ€™all in the summers growing up â¤ï¸
He was a wonderful man. I had the pleasure of having him as a teacher in high school. Prayers for his family.
My condolences to the Family
Praise be to God as He has called an Angel home. Mr MaGaha will be missed. As one of his students, he was very well thought of and a very fair and patient man. What a party they are having in heaven nowðŸ˜‡âœï¸
Rest in love Mr McGaha you were an awesome principal at Marion High School Mrs McGaha sending Prayers and Condolences to the family
So sorry for your loss. He was a kind and wonderful person inside and out. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.
My condolences to the family. He was our former principal at Marion High School.
My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. McGaha I know his gentle , kind spirit will be a treasured memory.
I remember how kind Mr. McGaha was when I started working at Alread school. I had never worked in education and he was very patient and knowledgable. I enjoyed my years working there with him and his wife Mary who I worked very closely with for a number of years. I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family for their loss. I know that God grants comfort through our memories and our family during these times. May He be forthcoming to all of your hearts. My prayers go out to you all. In fond memories,Jackie Plummer
I was a student at Marion High School when he was principal. His daughter Michelle was in my class. So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family during this time of loss. ðŸ™
Mr. McGaha was such a major part of my life when I lived in Clinton, AR. He and his family always treated me like their own family, and to this day I have so many fond, precious memories of time spent with them. He made a difference in a little girlâ€™s life and Iâ€™ll always be thankful. My thoughts and prayers are with the family!
Iâ€™m so sorry to hear this. I didnâ€™t find out until after the service. I loved Mr. McGaha and his family! I will be praying for peace and comfort for Mary and the family.
We are so sorry for your loss but you will see him again! I (Sallie) worked with Mr. McGaha at school! I pray for Godâ€™s peace for your hearts!