Sunday, December 21, 2014

James E. McKay

James E. McKay, 84, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, December 19, 2014, at the Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, December 22, 2014, at East Louisville Baptist Church with Dr. Mason Joy officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 11 a.m. until service time at the church. Interment will follow in Doty Springs Cemetery in Attala County.
Mr. McKay was born on August 9, 1930, to Ervin and Lena Taylor McKay. He was a member of East Louisville Baptist Church; and he retired as a truck driver with Georgia Pacific Corporation after more than 30 years.

Mr. McKay is survived by two sons, Steve McKay and wife, Patricia, of Columbus, Mississippi; and Robert McKay and wife, Polly, of Gulfport, Mississippi; two brothers, and one sister. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Brandon McKay; Josh McKay; Kristin Johnson and husband, Luke; Sarah McKay; and James McKay. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah O’Briant McKay and his parents.

Serving as pallbearers will be Wayne Clark, Jerry Hill, Randy Hodges, Wayne Joiner, Larry McCullouch, and Frank Stewart. Memorials may be given to East Louisville Baptist Church, P. O. Box 706, Louisville, MS 39339.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at