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Welcome to the memorial page for

Johnny Lee McCabe

February 23, 1959 ~ July 3, 2017 (age 58)

Johnny Lee McCabe, 58, of Burlington, died at 10:26 AM Monday, July 3, 2017, at his home.

Born February 23, 1959, in Illinois, he was the son of John Franklin and Linda Lou Decker McCabe. 

Johnny was a construction and concrete worker for Carl E. Nelson for 19 years and was self employed for many years.

He was a 1977 graduate of Burlington High School. 

He enjoyed playing his guitar, woodworking, fishing, and taking his boat on the river. Johnny was one heck of a mechanic. He enjoyed being with his family, friends, and his Osborn neighbors, his friends meant everything to him.

Survivors include his father; his special friend, Samie Morrow; one son, Jeffrey "Hawk" McCabe of Burlington; five grandchildren; three sisters, Kat Dugan of Burlington, Lori Pauley of Fort Madison, and Brenda Boyer of St. Lucas, IA; and many nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, and one nephew.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.

No formal visitation is planned. A family gathering will be held at a later date.


 Service Information

No services to be held

Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601


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