Marcus L. McKee, Jr., age 91 of Castalian Springs, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019. Mr. McKee was born on July 7th, 1928 in Castalian Springs, Tennessee, to the late Marcus Lafayette McKee, Sr. and Hattie Bobo McKee. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by great-granddaughter, Paige Martin; sisters, Julia Ellen Shoulders, Sarah Haynes, Mary Katherine Bullard, and Hattie Crawford. He is survived by wife of 67 years, Twyla Ellis McKee; sister, Evelyn Raines of Owensboro, KY; sons, Michael (Kim) McKee of Knoxville and Mark (Missy) McKee of Castalian Springs; 6 grandchildren, Cody (Sonia) McKee, Cade McKee, Molly (Jonathan) Martin, Jesse (Heather) McKee, Evan (Lea) McKee, and Luke (Hannah) McKee; 10 great-grandchildren, Chandler Nash, Timothy McKee, Caden McKee, Emerson McKee, Cassidy Martin, Henry McKee, Jonah Martin, Amelia McKee, Blake McKee, and Davy McKee.
Funeral Service will be Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at Old Union Church of Christ (2505 Hartsville Pike, Castalian Springs, TN 37031) with Bro. Stephen Russell officiating. Interment will follow the service at Crestview Memory Gardens with Cody McKee, Cade McKee, Luke McKee, Jesse McKee, Jonathan Martin, and Evan McKee serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be Saturday, August 10th from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Family Heritage Funeral Home.
Mr. McKee was an Elder at Old Union Church of Christ in Castalian Springs for 39 years, where he was also a lifetime member. He served on the Sumner County Board of Zoning Appeals for over 40 years and was the past President of Sumner County Farm Bureau. Marcus was also a member of the Lifetime Farmers.
Online condolences may be submitted at familyheritagefh.com. Family Heritage Funeral Home has been honored with arrangements.