COTTONDALE Samson McGee, Sr., age 76, of Cottondale, died November 21, 2013, at home. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today, November 24, 2013, at Memory Hill Gardens with Memory Chapel Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
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He is preceded in death by his father, Sampson McGee, Sr.; his mother, Lena McGee; his brother, Shirley McGee; and his sisters, Gladys Shinholster and Lucille Marshall.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Faye McGee; his daughter, Tammy Robertson; his sister, Dorothy Hall; his brother, J.W. McGee; and his grandchildren, Krystal Robertson and Donald James Robertson.
He was a wonderful husband and father who loved his family and touched the lives of everyone he met. He enjoyed the mountains, football, and going for rides. He will be greatly missed.
Pallbearers will be D.J. Robertson, Josh Mylam, Leesal Kizziah, Lyle Bosh, Josh Cherry, Parker Weaver, and Tim Weaver.
Honorary pallbearers are the staff of Amedisys Hospice and Home Health.
The family wishes to thank Doctors Richard Shamblin, Gary Newsome, Jennifer Burdette, and James Barnett for their professionalism and assistance. They would also like to thank the entire staff of Amedisys, including Leigh Harbin, Freddy Coleman, Michelle Duby, and Miranda "Ramanda" Huskinson.
Published in Tuscaloosa News on Nov. 24, 2013