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Richard Clyde McKee

October 23, 1928 December 5, 2020
Richard Clyde McKee
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Scio- Richard Clyde McKee was born on October 23, 1928 in Malta Bend, Missouri to Clyde and Mary (Martin) McKee. He moved to Oregon in 1939 and would soon enlist in the United States Coast Guard.  He would be discharged in 1947 soon after the drawdown of forces following the conclusion of World War II.

Richard would meet Barbara Downing in Klamath Falls, Oregon and the two would be married on March 15, 1969 in Reno, Nevada. The two would move to Scio, Oregon in 1972.

Richard worked most of his life in the construction industry. In his spare time Richard enjoyed gardening, camping and fishing.  Richard and Barbara enjoyed traveling and were able to go on my adventures and see many states. He was also a life member of the VFW Post 584 of Albany, Oregon.

On December 5, 2020 Richard passed away in Salem, Oregon.  He was preceded in passing by his parents, Clyde and Mary; and great- grandchild, Austin.  He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara; children Rick, Scooter, Michael, Brent and Beverly; grandchildren Brian, Randi, Austin, Justin and Teresa; and great-grandchildren, Carlie, Brennen, Hazel, Aiyana, Kaya; and brother Ray.

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