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Harold "Butch" Franklin McKee Jr.

October 23, 1943 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 76)



Harold “Butch” Franklin McKee Jr., age 76, of LaGrange, IN passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Goshen Hospital.  Mr. McKee Jr. was born on October 23, 1943 in Fort Wayne, IN to Harold Franklin McKee Sr. and Virginia Liton.  He attended Lima School in Howe, IN.  On November 16, 1963, he married Verna Hicks in Sturgis, MI.  Butch retired from MRP-Atwood after 48 years of service in shipping and receiving.  He was a member of the Eagles, Moose Lodge, and Christian Fellowship Center.  Butch loved to go fishing and hunting, was an avid NASCAR fan, and enjoyed the company of his canine friends.

Survivors include:
Son, Melvin Martin of Angola, IN.
Son, Steven McKee of Angola, IN.
Son, Stan McKee of LaGrange, IN.
11 Grandchildren.
29 Great-grandchildren.
Sister, Joyce Ann (Robert) Ludwick of Elkhart, IN.
Sister, Caroline Jean (Donald) Strong of Cocoa, FL. 
Special friend, Ronda Beach of LaGrange, IN.
Special friend, Lonea Hall of LaGrange, IN.

Butch was preceded in death by his wife and parents.  

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 3:00pm with calling two hours prior from 1:00-3:00pm at Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 603 South Detroit Street, LaGrange, IN 46761.

Cremation will follow the services and burial at Ontario Cemetery will be scheduled at a later date.

Memorial donations may be directed to Reigning Cat and Dogs Rescue.

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Arrangements and care trusted to Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Services of LaGrange, IN.  




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October 17, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Services
603 S Detroit St
LaGrange, IN 46761

Funeral Service
October 17, 2020

3:00 PM
Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Services
603 S Detroit St
LaGrange, IN 46761

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