|Rev. Glendon G. McKee, 89, of Millstone, West Virginia, passed away Friday, April 16, 2004 at his home following an extended illness.|
Born at Millstone February 13, 1915, he was a son of the late George and Nora Ball McKee. Early in life he was employed at Spencer State Hospital in Spencer and the American Viscose Company in Parkersburg. After being called into the ministry, he enrolled in Glenville State College and accepted the ministry to a Charge of 11 churches in the Glenville-Normantown circuit. After graduation from college, he returned to Calhoun County where he pastored churches until his health failed. Well known and respected by those who knew him, he preached Christ's message for 55 years. He often said he would like to have continued his active ministry until his last day.
He was also a teacher for 30 years in the Calhoun County School system. He began teaching in a one room school and taught English at Calhoun High School for 29 years.
Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Eupha Hicks McKee; one son, Rev. Roger McKee and his wife Wilma of Weston; one daughter, Roanna M. Stump and her husband John of Grantsville; one brother, Gordon McKee and his wife Mary of Millstone; two sisters, Lenell Stalnaker and her husband Paul, and Arleta Sturm and her husband Carl, all of Millstone; six grandchildren, Rhonda Krugman and her husband Tom of Painted Point, NY, J. Neil Stump and his wife Gina of Grantsville, Margie Mick and her husband Mike, Christina Watson and her husband John, Mike McKee and his wife Amy, and Matthew McKee and his wife Christina, all of Weston; 11 great grandchildren; 4 step-great grandchildren and 1 step-great-great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Arco McKee and one sister, Flo Hall, one grandchild and one great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 21 at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Rev. Harold Duskey will officiate. Rev. Rick Swearingen will assist in the services. Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.