Let the memory of George be with us forever.

George Edward McKay, Sr. of Santa Clarita, CA died on March 18, 2019 at his home in Santa Clarita. He was 84. He was born on January 9, 1935 in Baltimore, MD. In 1953 he married Agnes Marie Kiker and together they had 5 children, George Jr., Gary, Donna, Phillip, and Leo. George was a beloved, top Manager at Peoples Drug Stores in Washington, DC and Maryland receiving numerous marketing, management, and net profit awards throughout his career. He dedicated himself to excellence in service to his customers and to his staff. After his retirement on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, he became well known within his community as Santa Claus to countless children to whom he would entertain with Christmas songs played on his harmonica, and to whom he gifted new harmonicas that he carried with him everywhere. George had numerous hobbies, including writing songs, shortwave radio, and ventriloquism. He will be greatly missed. George is survived by his wife, his five children, many grandchildren and great grandchildren. The family will honor him with private services.

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, George McKay, Sr . We will remember him forever.



Posted by Jessica McKay on March 24, 2019
I was introduced to Mom and Dad McKay once I became engaged to their son, Leo. I was welcomed with open arms and lots of love. I also was strangely interrogated. "Grandpa" as he prefered to be called by me, had done some reasearch on me. By the end of our first afternoon together he had gotten every bit of truth, family history and a few confession out of me. I left with a full belly, a lingering song in my head and a solid grasp of the family I was marrying into. Richous, strong, truthful, imaginative and extremely faithful. The father of the man I am lovingly married to is going to be sadly missed. His love of the harmonica will live on with the gifts that he had bestowed to our three baby girls.
Love you Grandpa,
Jessie

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