Henry Royce McKee Greenwood Index Journal
Greenwood-Henry Royce McKee, of 531 Wilson Street, #2, widower of Jeanette "Jimmie" Williams McKee, died May 5, 1999 at his home.
Born in Greenwood, he was a son of the late James Douglas and Ruby Elam McKee. He retired from Greenwood Mills, the U.S. Army and the S.C. National Guard, where he served for 36 years, retiring as a Brigadier General. He served in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. He was the manager of Southside Mercantile and was a member of the Greenwood Lions Club and the Mathews and Greenwood Masonic Lodges, where he was past Grand Master. He was a member of First Baptist Church and the Baraca Sunday School Class.
Survivors include a daughter, Sherry Falotico of Boston; a son, Richard "Dick" McKee of Durham, NC; a sister, Emma Allen of Greenwood, a brother, Bruce McKee of Coronaca; and four grandchildren.
Services will be conducted at 11 am Saturday at First Baptist Church by Dr. J. William Harris and the Rev. Carlton Allen. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. The body will be placed in the church at 10 am.
Pallbearers will be Dr. Ernest Young, Barry Russell, Harold White, Giles Daniel, Harry Irwin, Marshall Culbertson, Horace Culbertson, George Coleman and Dr. W. E. James.
Honorary escort will be members of the Baraca Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church along with Dr. Samuel T. Burnette.
The family will receive from 7 to 9 Friday evening at the Harley Funeral Home.
The family is at the home.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, PO Box 702, Greenwood, SC 29468.
Harley Funeral Home is in charge.
Louise Jeanette Williams McKee
1921–1991 (m. 1942)
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