June 3, 1934 — Oct. 1, 2012
Charles “Buster” McGee was born June 3, 1934, to the Rev. Worth and Verda McGee in Mineral Springs, Ark.
Charles united at an early age at Flint Hill C.M.E. Church at Mineral Springs. He was united in Holy Matrimony to Lorene Marshall in 1952, in Mineral Springs, and had two children out of this matrimony: A son, Charles Edward McGee, and a daughter, Linda McGee.
He moved to Duncan in 1954, where he worked at the Sunshine Cleaners and then the Country Club and Riddle Meat Packing Center. Charles McGee went into the U.S. Army in 1956, where he later received an honorable discharge.
Service to celebrate his life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Stone Chapel C.M.E. Church, under direction of Howard-Harris Funeral Service, with the Rev. Lacey Monroe officiating.
He was preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. Worth and Verda McGee; a sister, Mary Coulter; two brothers: William McGee, Rufus McGee; two sons: Charles Edward McGee, Juan Prince.
He leaves to mourn his companion for 32 years, Cherry; five daughters: Linda McGee and husband Lee of Texarkana, Texas, Rasheedia Thrash and husband, Lewis of Tatums, Teresa Ball of Inglewood, Calif., Juanita “Tudy” Young and husband Durrell of Duncan, Deedra Gray of Tulsa; a son, Travis Gray of Tulsa; Charles raised Dale Ray Jones, Ayrisha Coit, Lafayette Coit, Timothy Johnson, all of Duncan; four sisters: Georgia McGee, Flora Russell, Marva Troy, Pat Bonner, all of Duncan; three brothers: Frank McGee of Grand Prairie, Texas, Jimmy McGee and Tommy McGee, both of Duncan; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Bearers will be Mike Culberson, Billy Joe Culberson, Willie Culberson, Robbie Martin, Coy Fuggett, Charles Johnson. Flower bearers are Betty Harris, Mary Coulter, Pam Brown, Lettie Fay Johnson, Joyce Watkins, Kerri Dorn.
June 3, 1934 — Oct. 1, 2012
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