Friday, February 8th, 2019
Albert C. McKee, Jr., 91, of St. Marys, OH died 6:10 a.m. Tuesday February 5, 2019 at his residence.
He was born August 22, 1927 in St. Marys Twp.-Auglaize Co., OH to Albert and Margaret (Griewe) McKee, Sr.
He was first married to Joyce Rees in 1950, who preceded him in death in 1982. Later, he then married Marlena Stepfans, who survives.
Also survived by: daughter Roberta (Otto) Schmidt of Casper, WY; son Rees (Deb) McKee of St. Marys, OH; daughter Patricia (Mike) Geib of New Knoxville, OH; son Edward (Sharon) McKee of Stillwater, OK; step-son Todd Lunz of New Bremen, OH; step-daughter Denise (Steve) Detrick-Chambers of Lima, OH; step-daughter Danielle (Jeff Henkle) Lunz of St. Marys, OH, (who served as a care giver and was much appreciated by Albert); numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister Joyce (Chuck) Miller of Columbus, OH.
Preceded in death by: parents Albert and Margaret McKee, Sr.; sister Beverly Miller.
He was a graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School (Class of 1947). He served his country in the United States Army, having served as a combat medic during the Korean War. He was a retired production employee for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in St. Marys.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and attended Shekinah Temple, both in St. Marys. Albert faithfully and believed God's word and his friend, Jesus. His favorite pastimes included bowling, gardening, and collecting Native American artifacts. Albert enjoyed listening to music and was an accomplished harmonica player. More than anything else, he loved his family.
Rites are scheduled to begin 1:00 p.m. Monday February 11, 2019 at the Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel) in St. Marys, with Evangelist Patrick Bayman, officiating. Military funeral honors will take place at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Visitation 4-7 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to his family via: www.millerfuneralhomes.net.