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Gary Wayne McKee

July 20, 1943 ~ June 11, 2019 (age 75)

Gary W. McKee age 75 of Bloomington passed away on Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 7:15 pm at Belle Trace Health Care Center.

He was born in Linton, Indiana on July 20m 1943, the son of Gary B. McKee and Jennie McCulloch. Gary was a 1961 graduate of Stinesville High School and joined the United State Marine Corps following graduation. He served during the Vietnam War. Following his time in the service he worked briefly for Westinghouse Corporation in Bloomington and later for Otis Elevator Company where he retired after 25 years of service. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Burton Woolery Post #18 in Bloomington.  Gary and his family worshipped at the Ellettsville House of Prayer.

Gary is survived by his wife of fifty three years, Violeta G. McKee; daughters, Michelle McKee (John) and Victoria Walker (Greg); grandsons, Jeremy Walker (Mish), Jonathan Walker, and Thomas Walker; great-grandchildren, Jeremy T. Walker, Jr. and Charlotte Walker; brother, George McKee (Faye) sisters, Mary Ann Griggs (John) and Nancy McKee; nephew, Bill Griggs (Michelle); nieces, Jennifer Paguyo (Ray), Melissa Harty (Don), and Monica Fulk (Ben); great-nephew, Gabriel Griggs; great-nieces, Brittany Griggs, Emma Griggs, Addie Griggs, Mary Griggs, Amanda Fulk, Cassandra Fulk, and Brynn Harty.

Funeral service for Gary will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Ellettsville House of Prayer at 1:00 pm. Larry Mitchell will officiate. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens with Military Honors provided by the Monroe County Honor Guard. Visitation will be at the church on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until time of services.


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