CHESTER -- Mr. Clyde McKee, 74, of 172 Frances Street, died Sunday, October 5, 2008, at his residence.
The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating. Interment will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.
Mr. McKee was born January 17, 1934, in York County, a son of the late Charles B. and Pearl Crimminger McKee.
He attended schools in Fort Mill, S.C., and was a U.S. Army and Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was retired from Springs Industries with 46 years of service. After his retirement from Springs, he was a codes enforcement officer for Chester County.
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Survivors include his wife, Essie Taylor McKee; one son, Clyde D. "Butch" McKee of Chester; one daughter, Lisa M. Barnes of Sharpsburg, N.C.; five grandchildren, Tiffany M. Snipes of Columbia, S.C., Chris McKee of York, S.C., and Andrea Whitley, Melissa Ezzell and Brad Hopper, all of Rocky Mount, N.C.; three great-grandchildren, Kaleb McKee of Chester, and Taylor Johnson and Madi Whitley of Rocky Mount. He was preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie Street in Chester.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Building Fund, P. O. Box 518, Chester, SC 29706.
Condolences to the family may be made on line at www.barronfuneral.com.