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Leon Douglas McKee(1943 - 2013)

Leon Douglas McKee

Leon Douglas McKee, son of the late Olion and Grace McKee. Born October 20, 1943 in Toone, TN; died February 14, 2013 in Searcy, AR.

He entered the US Army in 1960 and retired in 1985 as Master Sgt. He served in France, Germany twice, Vietnam twice, Saudia Arabia, England, and United States, Ft. Leonard, Wood, MO, Ft. Stewart, GA, Ft. Campbell, KY, Ft. Bragg, NC, Redstone Arsenal, AL, Ft. Carson, CO. He was assigned to 4th Infantry, 101st AirBorne, 1st Cal., 1st Infantry, 3rd. Arm., 3rd Infantry, 2nd Infantry Divisons.

He is preceded in death by a son, DeWayne and brother, Herman.

Survived by wife of 52 yrs., Linda; son, Doug Jr. and wife Cindy; grandsons, Chris and Nic; sister, Leone Carter and husband Carlis.

He was Baptist in belief. Private services were held.


Published in The Jackson Sun on Feb. 19, 2013
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