Rev. Garyon "Gary" McKee was born November 5, 1934 to Fleeter (Morris) Walker and Louis McKee in Cotton Plant, Arkansas. He passed away peacefully on Monday, February 14, 2022, surrounded by his family and loved ones.
Gary grew up in Cotton Plant, Arkansas but moved to Indiana as an adult. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Gary understood the importance of family when he married Deloris (Thomas) McKee. Gary and Deloris were married for 55 years. He was a business owner for more than 50 years and when he wasn't repairing cars, he could be found fishing on a lake close to home. He was called into ministry and ordained in 2009. He served as the assistant pastor of Providence Baptist Church until his passing. He will be dearly missed and always remembered.
He is survived by his loving wife, Deloris (Thomas) "Mickey" McKee; two children, James McKee and Debra Clevenger; sister, Donna Moore; four grandchildren, Chazz, Sierra, Anneka, and Jaylon; and a host of other relatives and friends
Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Louis McKee and Fleeter Walker and his older brother, Lawyer B. Smith, Sr.
Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens with Military Honors