Earl ‘Buck’ Kenneth McGee, 84, caring, generous and selfless, he never complained of hard times

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Earl "Buck" Kenneth McGee
Earl “Buck” Kenneth McGee

Earl “Buck” Kenneth McGee, of Wilmington, died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was 84.

He was born Feb. 18, 1931, in Kings Mountain, son of the late William and Donnie Navey McGee. He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Thurman McGee; brothers, Bill, Knute, Coleman and Pete; sisters, Ruth, Miriam and Annie Mae; and granddaughter, Jamie McGee.

Buck is survived by his sister, Patsy (Ed); brother, Pat; five children, Kenneth (Cindy), Pam, Donna, Darryl (Angel) and David (Nancy); grandchildren, Lanette, Ahava, Rachael, Jason, Darryl Jr. and Marina; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Buck was a caring, generous, selfless individual who never complained of hard times, hours of work or physical suffering. He always did his best for family and friends and always endeavored to put their interests first. Buck’s passions were his children and traveling to visit his family and friends in the Texas Hill Country area and the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at Andrews Mortuary, Valley Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.

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