Charles McAtee Sr.

Charles Edward McAtee, Sr.


Charles Edward McAtee, Sr., 71, husband of Linda Sides McAtee, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013.

Born in Mountain Rest, he was a son of the late Robert and Wannie Kelley McAtee.

Charles was a graduate of Parker High School, and worked over 20 years for Dixie Electronics. Charles loved to hunt and was President of the Hunting Club at Cornerstone Assembly where he worked with the ushers.

In addition to his wife of 52 years, he is survived by his daughter, Tamela Ward, and her husband, David; and a son, Charles "Chuck" McAtee, Jr., and his wife, Lark; seven grandchildren, Hannah Grace, Natalie, and Jonathan Ward, Morgan, Ramsey, McPherson, and Charles "Trace" McAtee, III; and three brothers, Michael, and Winfred McAtee, and David Kelley.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2013 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Praise Cathedral Church of God in Greer. The Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 1:00 p.m., also at Praise Cathedral. A private burial will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to The Samaritan's Place Orphanage c/o Praise Cathedral Church of God, 3390 Brushy Creek Rd., Greer, SC 29650.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown

Funeral Home

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733

Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 4, 2013