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Robert H. ‘Bob’ McKee


Robert H. “Bob” McKee, 65, of Bellefontaine, passed away at 8:35 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at his home.

He was born in Mt. Vernon on Sept. 18, 1947, to Earl McKee, who resides in Bellefontaine, and the late Pauline Feasal McKee.

On Dec. 28, 1968, he married the former Marlene Manger McKee in Botkins and she survives, along with a son, Jason (Melissa) McKee of East Liberty; granddaughters, Gracie McKee and Angel (Larry) Yoakam; and a great-grandson, Evan Yoakam.

Bob worked in banking for many years before he founded McKee Appraisals and continued to work with numerous banks in the area.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bellefontaine.

Bob attended The Ohio State University and was an avid Buckeye fan and golfer.

He was a member of the Bellefontaine Elks Lodge 132, Bellefontaine Moose Lodge 2563 and the Exchange Club.

Pastor Ed Beale officiates a funeral at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where visitation is from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. A graveside service is conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Union Grove Cemetery, 7400 Grove Church Road, Gambier.

Bob was an advocate for supporting charities. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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