(Rock Island Argus  May 16, 2015)

Michael McGee

Michael Everett McGee, 67, of Rock Island, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015, at The Veterans Hospital, in Iowa City.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Second Baptist Church in Rock Island.  The visitation is from 10 to 11 a.m. with the Rev. Donald William Johnson eulogist, Pastor Joseph D. Williamson, III, officiating.  Interment will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island.  Memorials may be left in the care of his wife, Dorothy.

Michael was born Aug. 21, 1947, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of William and Rebie Flemming McGee.  He married Dorothy Ann Johnson on Sept. 19, 1970, in Rock Island.

Michael attended Second Baptist Church in his youth.  He was baptized with his son, Kevin, in 1982, at Olivet Baptist Church.  He joined Destiny Baptist Church in 1995.

Michael served in the U.S. Army.  He was a Vietnam veteran.  He was a machinist at Caterpillar, as well at the Rock Island Arsenal.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy, Rock Island; children, Kevin (Laurie) McGee, Davenport, and Kimberly (Stephen) McGee-Sims, Brandon, Miss.; grandchildren, Kevin McGee II, Davenport, Khalil and Kiara McGee, Springfield, Mo.; great-granddaughter, Maleiah McGee, Davenport; and siblings, Robert McGee, James McGee, Jacquelyn (David) Carpenter, Linda Moore, Debra Ann Thornton, Joyce (Herman) Jackson, Connie Payne and William McGee; special friend, Scotty Butler; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.

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