Victor (Vic) Joseph McGrew, 76, went to be with his Lord and Savior April 6, 2013.
Vic was born April 23, 1936 in Kansas City, Mo. to Henry and Vivian McGrew. He grew up in Mission, Kan. and graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School. He continued his education at Kansas State University where he was a fraternity member.
Vic served his country in the U.S. Air Force.
On June 21, 1961 he married Joan Otto. They enjoyed the country life in Gardner for 28 years. Vic and Joan had two beautiful daughters, Chris and Kelly McGrew.
Vic was well respected in the printing business at McGrew Color graphics as the V. P. of Sales for 26 years. Printing was always his passion. After the family business sold, he started Success Litho.
He remarried Dee Priest in 1996. They lived in Olathe, Kan. and were married for seven years.
Vic was a member of the N.R.A. and had an extraordinary gun collection. He was extremely patriotic, generous and had a never give up attitude.
Vic enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, both water and snow skiing, raising farm animals, motorcycles, politics and most of all joke telling.
Vic was preceded in death by his parents Vivian and Henry, brother Mike, and sister Dee Dee.
Survivors include his daughter Chris, of Gardner, and her fiancé Shaun, of Emporia, and daughter Kelly; grandchildren Trey, Jennifer and Maggie; great grand-daughter Juliet.
A Celebration of Life ceremony will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 10 at the Gardner American legion, 315 Meadowbrook Circle, Gardner, KS.