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Paul E. MCKEE

Midvale Cemetery
Texas County,
Missouri

May 6, 1940
Jul 12, 2010

Paul E. McKee, 70 of Jefferson City, Missouri, passed away Monday, July 12, 2010, at his residence. He was born May 6, 1940, in Hartshorn, Missouri, son of Russell and Thelma (Barton) McKee. He attended high school in Summersville, MO, where he graduated as his class valedictorian. He went on to receive his Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering at the Missouri School of Mines in Rolla, MO. On September 10, 1960, he was united in marriage to Norris (Cashatt) McKee, who survives at the home.

Paul worked at MoDOT as a Civil Engineer in the Highway Department from 1964 until 1994. He was a past member of the Cole County Volunteer Fire Department and the Cole County Emergency Medical First Responders Squad. Over the years he's been a member of First Assembly of God Church and Solid Rock Family Church. He was a member of the Mended Hearts Group at St. Mary's Health Center and volunteered at the Special Learning Center. Paul was a master wood craftsman, where he used his craft to make special therapy toys for disabled children. He was also active with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, woodworking and electronics. He built his first computer in the 70's and taught himself basic programming at MoDOT where they purchased some of their first software from a little known company called Microsoft.

He is also survived by his mother, Thelma McKee, of Summersville, MO; four children: Rachel McKee, Jefferson City; Glenda McKee, Jefferson City; Edith McKee, Stanton, MO; and Philip McKee (Sarah) Jefferson City; two sisters: Betty Bennett (Tony), Jefferson City and Judy Talley (Ron), Wright City, MO; one brother, Steve McKee (Michelle) Summersville, MO and seven grandchildren; Matt, Andre', Stephanie, Mariah, Andrew, Arielle and Chris.

Funeral services were held at 6:00 with Rev. Lowell Perkins and Rev. Joe Skiles officiating. An additional visitation was held on Friday, July 16, 2010 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Midvale Pentecostal Holiness Church, (Hwy 17 at Hwy W, near Summersville, MO), where Funeral Services were held at 11:00 a.m. with the Bradford family officiating, under the care of Bradford Funeral Home. Interment followed at Midvale Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the First Assembly of God Church building fund or the Special Learning Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com. Local condolences maybe left for the family at bradfordfuneralhome.net. Local services were under the care of Bradford Funeral Home, Summersville.

Summersville Beacon July 21, 2010

Contributed on 8/26/14 by mjrwag
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Submitted: 8/26/14 • Approved: 8/27/14 • Last Updated: 4/19/18 • R755420-G0-S3

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