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Gerald 'Jerry' McKee
Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16, 2008 - 03:45:47 pm PDT
COLUMBIA BASIN HERALD, MOSES LAKE, WASHINGTON STATE
Gerald "Jerry" McKee, 74, longtime Moses Lake resident, passed away Monday, April 14, 2008, at University Hospital in Seattle.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 21 at Kayser's Chapel of Memories with Pastor Gene White officiating. Interment will follow in the Ephrata Cemetery. Arrangements are in care of Kayser's Chapel & Crematory. Viewing will take place at the funeral home on Friday evening from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until noon. You may sign the guestbook or leave a note for the family at www.kayserschapel.com
. Jerry was born Dec. 6, 1933, in Wilmot, Ark., to the late James and Johnnie (Collier) McKee. At a young age he moved with his family to California where he graduated from Livermore High School in 1951. Following high school he joined the United States Air Force and was later honorably discharged. He moved to Moses Lake in 1979 were he worked as an auto painter for the Port of Moses Lake. He retired at the age of 65. He was an active member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening, fishing, and working with hotrods. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Sandra McKee; five children, Diana Nelson, Mark McKee, Andrew McKee, Ken Packard, and Teri Moat; a brother, John McKee; a sister, Joyce Love; 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.