Ron McGee was born August 9, 1942 in San Francisco, California to Jean and Harold McGee. He passed away August 27, 2017 at Elk City, Oklahoma at the age of 75 years and 18 days.
At the age of 12, Ron moved to Del City where he lived with his grandparents. When he was 17 he entered the Oklahoma Military Academy. After graduating, he enlisted in the US Air Force where he served his country during the Vietnam War. Ron was honorably discharged after completing 14 years of service. He returned to California and worked for Boeing Aerospace. He also worked for several other companies in the electronics industry before moving to Oklahoma and was employed at First Step for Men in Moore for 5 years. Ron moved to Elk City in 1991 and worked at the treatment center of Great Plains Regional Medical Center. He was married to Eileen Red at Elk City, OK on January 8, 2000 where they continued to make their home. He later worked at Sinor Manufacturing/ Freightliner Specialty Vehicles until his retirement in 2006. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, his 3 dogs and collecting military history memorabilia. He was preceded in death by parents, a brother, Jerry McGee. He is survived by his wife, Eileen, of the home; a son, Keith McGee & wife, Shannon, Oklahoma City, OK; a daughter, Samantha McGee, Anchorage, AK; his stepchildren, Brenda Hindman & husband, Jack, Durham, OK, Lynda Davis & husband, Jack, Dempsey, OK, Johnny Red, Clinton, OK, Cindy Red, Arapaho, OK; a brother, Mike McGee & wife, Sheri, Gardnerville, NV; a sister, Laura Kendzior & husband, Pete, Jackson Hole, WY; 2 grandsons, Jonas McGee & Carson McGee, both of Oklahoma City, OK; 8 stepgrandchildren, Brandon Hindman, Amy Stone, Nicky Barfield, Brooks Red, Mason Red, Rachel Red, Crystal Craig, and Collin McIntyre, 17 great stepgrandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Whinery- Savage Chapel officiated by Bro. Joe Sapp. Condolences can be made online at www.whineryfs.com