|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1937|
|Death: ||Aug. 6, 2008|
Former Elko County rancher R. Dirk Agee passed away at the age of 71 of kidney cancer at his home. He was born in to Bob and Thelma Agee. He attended grammar school in Wells and O'Neil Basin and graduated from Wells High School in 1956. Bob's family settled in Nevada in the 1870s and he ranched in O'Neil Basin in Elko County until 1987 and then continued to run cattle and produce alfalfa in Lincoln County. Dirk married Marta Sanford on September 8, 1962. Dirk studied for his pilot's license in AZ and had a life long interest in airplanes and helicopters. He attended the University of Nevada Reno. His family describes him as an honorable man who built his life around his family and his enjoyment of physical work. Dirk is survived by his wife of 46 years Marta Sanford Agee; children, Sabrina Agee Watt, of Australia; Jace Agee, of Elko County, NV and Travis Agee, of Lincoln County, NV; son-in- law, Gerard Watt; daughters-in- law, Ruth Agee and Susan Agee; grandchildren, Tyler, Jacob, and Katelyn Agee, Janet and Marcus Watt, and step- grandchildren, Cameron and Caitlin Filer. A younger brother, Lance J. Agee (Olga) of Saratoga, CA, also survives him. His youngest daughter Rachella preceded him in death in 1977.
Created by: Judy Lu
Record added: Aug 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28890202
He served in the US Army in Okinawa in 1960. Thank you for your service to your country and God Bless!!|
Added: Aug. 9, 2008