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Memorial Service Held for Progress Energy CEO

Posted October 16, 2007 12:35 p.m. EDT

— Progress Energy's former chief executive was remembered Monday for his role in the community.

A memorial tribute was held for Bob McGehee at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh.

McGehee, 64, died last week after suffering a stroke while on a business trip to London.