Robert H. McKee, age 82 of Garden City, Mo passed away Sunday, May 3rd, 2020 at Research Hospital in K.C., Mo. Robert was born March 27th, 1938 in Fairbury, Nebraska, a son to the late Robert F. and Christena( Schrader) McKee. Robert moved at the age of three with his family to Herington, Kansas, as his father worked for the Rock Island Railroad. Robert attended Catholic grade school and public high school in Herington, Kansas. He graduated high school in Herington, KS in May 1956. Upon. graduating from high school, Robert entered the United States Navy and faithfully served his country for four years (May 1956- May 1960). On June 20th, 1964, he was United in marriage to Barbara Wilcox Lewis. She survives of the home. Robert worked in the state of New Mexico with Morris Code and telegraph machines. He was employed by Western Electric in Lee’s Summit, Mo. On April 26th, 1968, Robert became gainfully employed with Armco Steel Corp. I. Northeast K.C., MO. He was employed w/ Armco for the next thirty years. He retired in May, 1998. In addition to his spouse of 55 yrs.,Robert is survived by: one daughter, Margaret Meyer of Jefferson City, MO and step-daughter, Elizabeth Lewis of Belton, MO as well as many nieces, nephews, sister and brother-in-laws and many friends. Robert was proceeded in death by his parents, his mother and father- in-law, his only brother( Joseph E. McKee) in November, 2014, his only son-in-law, John F. Meyer II on September 30th, 2019 as well as three brother- in-laws
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Linda K Means saysMay 6, 2020 at 8:10 am
I was so deeply saddened to hear of Bob’s passing. I am so very sorry. You have my very deepest sympathy.
I know that there is little I can say to console you but please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Think of all the memories that you and Bob shared.
Sue wilkins saysMay 6, 2020 at 4:18 pm
Barbara, so sorry for your loss, I feel your pain and deepest sympathy for you. Remember the good times and it will help. Sorry that I cannot attend the service, I have not been out where there are many gathered. The kids have been doing my grocery shopping for approx. 6 weeks.
Donna Houston saysMay 7, 2020 at 8:31 am
Barbara I feel for your loss. I never met Bob but I have some very pleasant memories of you and I. .. I recently loss George so I know what you are going through.
Spencer Samson saysMay 8, 2020 at 6:37 pm
We are so incredibly sorry about the passing of uncle Bob. Our family is keeping you lifted in our prayers and thoughts.
Clay, Spencer, Camden and Bissy
Rebecca Wallace saysMay 11, 2020 at 10:26 am
Barbara and Margaret,
We are sorry to hear of Uncle Bob’s passing. We extend our deepest sympathies and condolences. Maggie, this has been a difficult year with John’s passing and now your father. All remain in our thoughts and prayers.
Becky Wallace and Family
Meryle Roberts saysMay 12, 2020 at 3:02 pm
Barbara, Just now found out of Bobs passing. I want you to know how very sorry I am. I have you in my prayers. Just remember the good times you had, keep your memories with you forever. Meryle Roberts