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Obituary (TN): James William McKee '80

Posted on 03/30/2018

James William McKEE  (FEBRUARY 4, 1957 – MARCH 27, 2018)

James William McKee, 61, of Audobon, New Jersey, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Imogene McKee. He was a 1980 graduate of the Naval Academy, and served five years active duty, as a Lieutenant for the Air Naval Gun Liaison Company. While he was at the Naval Academy, he played baseball as catcher. During one particular game he hit four homeruns against Army and was later inducted into the Naval Academy Sports Hall of Fame. He was also selected to the All American Baseball Team. He was a star football player for Audobon High School and was an avid golfer and Philadelphia Sports Fan. Mr. McKee was a member of St. Jude’s Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Lynn McKee; children, Christina (Joe) Carignan, Jimmy (Nicole) McKee, and Melissa (Michael Mace) McKee; grandchildren, Blair Mills, and Holly Mace; and a brother, Kenny McKee. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm at St. Jude’s Catholic Church with Father Charlie Burton officiating. There will be no formal visitation. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, https://gifts.mdanderson.org.

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