- Local Guide
Carl H. McKee, 94, Rossiter, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at DuBois Nursing Home.
He was born Aug. 8, 1916, in Banks Township, Indiana County, a son of the late John W. and Dora C. (Houck) McKee.
He was a graduate of Glen Campbell High School.
Mr. McKee was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army in Germany and France.
Jan. 15, 1947, he married Elizabeth Kinter of Marion Center, who preceded him in death May 20, 1995.
Mr. McKee was a member of Steffy United Methodist Church, where he also taught Sunday School for a number of years.
He operated a sawmill, did some farming and drove school buses for both Pollick and Cameronâ€™s Bus companies.Â He also worked at P&N Coal Company.
He was a member of the Mahoning Hills Senior Center, where he enjoyed the fellowship and activities immensely.Â He also enjoyed the outdoors, woodworking and restoring old farm tractors.
Surviving relatives include a brother, Jaye C. McKee and wife Marilyn of Troutville; and a niece, Charlene Kinter of Indiana.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Quay (Gretta) Neal; and two brothers, Ernest McKee and John McKee.
Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Brenda D. Shumaker Funeral Home Inc., Big Run.
A funeral will be held at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home with Pastor Paul Thompson officiating.
Interment will be in Marion Center Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com