Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Lt. Col. (Ret.) William Henry “Spec” McGee

Lt. Col. (Ret.) William Henry “Spec” McGee, 77, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, Dec. 23rd, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Billy Bowie officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM Thursday until service time. Mr. McGee was born December 10, 1933, in Louisville, MS, the son of Louise McNeel and John Lawrence McGee. He earned a BS degree at Mississippi State University, and his Masters degree from the University of Omaha. He was a retired Lt. Colonel with the U. S. Army, and served in Vietnam. After retirement, he was a sales rep for Brunt Ward Chevrolet for 16 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Bettye Davis McGee of Louisville, MS; a daughter, Dr. Shawn Campbell of Lexington, KY; a son, William Lawrence “Bill” McGee (Angie) of Slidell, LA; a sister, Bonnie Jewell (Dannie) of Louisville, MS; and four grandchildren, Mason McGee, Hayden McGee, Katherine Campbell, and Cason Campbell. Pallbearers are Hayden McGee, Mason McGee, Cason Campbell, Ryan Neel Jewell, Parrish Jewell, Michael McGee, John Woodward, and Davis Woodward. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Kitchen Fund, P. O. Box 547, Louisville, MS, 39393.