William T. “Tommy” McKee Sr.
May 10, 1935 — June 9, 2013
William T. “Tommy” McKee Sr., 78, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Tommy was born on May 10, 1935, in Webster County, Miss., the son of Jessie Hicks McKee and Audie Martin McKee.
Tommy loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He loved being in the outdoors and could be found fishing with his wife or working in the yard. He was a hard worker making a living as a diesel mechanic for many years. He also loved telling jokes to anyone that would listen.
He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife, Doris Mason McKee of Morgan City; four children, Audrey Orr and husband, Steve, of Gainesville, Ga., Richard McKee and wife, Wendy, of Sanderville, Ga., Talford McKee and wife, Linda, of Greenville, Miss., and Janie McKenzie and husband, Willis, of Bartow, Ga.; and four stepchildren, Francis Landry and wife, Billie, of Morgan City, Kathy Landry of Patterson, Carol Wiggins and husband, Donald, of Patterson and Elton Landry of Morgan City. Tommy is also survived by 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one brother, Allen McKee of Kennedy, Texas.
Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Hicks McKee and Audie Martin McKee; one daughter, Judy Ann McKee; and two sons, William T. McKee Jr. and John E. McKee.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Tommy will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.