Robert Edgar McGee, 80, of Lee's Summit, Missouri, passed away Sunday, April 28th, 2019. A private celebration of life will be held on May 18th.
Bob was born February 18th, 1939 in Kansas City, Missouri. The family moved next door to his maternal, grandparents in rural Claycomo, Missouri when Bob was about 4 years old. He attended Munger grade school, then North Kansas City High School, graduating in 1957. Then it was on to William Jewel College where he obtained a BS in mathematics.. In 1962 he married the love of his life, Nancy Jane Deaver. They started their life together in Boston, Massachusetts where he served in the payroll department at the Boston Army Base. Bob and Nancy eventually settled in Independence, Missouri, where they raised their two children.
Bob was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed sharing that passion with his family and friends. He loved to travel, visiting nearly every state in the US as well as the countries of Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, and Singapore. Bob was also a car enthusiast and in his later years sold cars for Jack Miller Jeep/Kia.
Bob was preceded in death by his son, Robert Weldon McGee, and parents Weldon and Verneta (Barr) McGee. He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Deaver) McGee of Lee's Summit, Missouri, his daughter Fay (McGee) Schnitzlein and husband Rex also of Lee's Summit, grandchildren Jacob, Colin, and Kiley Schnitzlein, grandson Austin Schnitzlein of Gulfport, Mississippi, sister Janice (McGee) and husband Lyndell Clevenger of Kansas City, Missouri, and sister Joyce (McGee) Koppenheffer of Claycomo, Missouri,
Private Celebration of Life will be held on May 18
1st cousin ,Pleasant Hill ,Missouri
Bob lived an awesome life surrounded by his devoted wife, children, grandchildren & siblings. He was truly a blessed man & lived life to the fullest. He will be terribly missed but is having a wonderful reunion with Bobby, his parents, grandparents & others that he loves. Even though we r very bad at keeping in touch with one another, I pray you know that I love each of you. God's many blessings to all of you.
Friend ,Independence ,Missouri
Nancy and Fay, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers, sympathy, and peace to you,