Courtney Maurice Gee, 74, often found in his workshop working on projects

Courtney Maurice Gee

WILMINGTON — Courtney Maurice Gee, 74, passed away Monday, July 19, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington.

He was born May 13, 1947, in Newport News to the late James Maurice Gee and Ethel Grey (Travis) Gee.

Courtney is survived by his wife, Alfreda Paschall Gee; daughter, Arie Marae Gee; sister-in-law, Marae McGhee, and her husband, George; and many cousins.

Courtney was a loving husband, father, brother-in-law and friend who never met a stranger. An avid outdoorsman, Courtney loved fishing, boating and hiking with his family. He could often be found working on his latest project in the workshop or catching a UNCW baseball game.

Courtney was an active member of Church of the Servant (Episcopal) and enjoyed worship from a rocking chair, fixing something around the church, and serving his famous sausage cheese grits at the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper.

A celebration of Courtney’s life will take place at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 7, at Church of the Servant (Episcopal), 4925 Oriole Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church of the Servant Endowment Fund; or a charity of your choosing. Please place Courtney’s name in the “Name of Ministry” field if donation online.

Share online condolences with the family at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home.

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