Pat McGeehan's Dad, Lt. Col. Mark McGeehan, died in a plane crash witnessed by his family. But it didn't have to happen!
Imagine three young sons standing by their mother watching their father's airplane crash before their very eyes! Horrifically, that's what happened to the McGeehan family on June 24, 1994. (Watch the CBS News report.)
Listen as WV Delegate Pat McGeehan, in a rare personal interview, shares the story of how his Dad, an Air Force Academy Graduate, pleaded with senior officers to ground a show-off pilot. Sadly his pleas fell on deaf ears. Mark McGeehan wouldn't allow any of his men to fly with this pilot so he took their place - it cost him his life!
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. - John 15:13
Pat McGeehan's Dad was a hero. The bold stand he took in life and in death helped to shape the man who now represents WV's 1st District in the House of Delegates with an uncompromising desire for the truth.