Billy Lynn McGee, 78, of Gate City, VA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at his home.
He was born in Kingsport, TN on June 27, 1944, a son of the late Clarence and Bonnie (Wells) McGee.
Billy was retired from Eastman Chemical Company after 32 years of service. He was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church. Billy was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend and will be dearly missed.
Surviving are his loving wife of 55 years, Ellen McGee; daughters, Kimberly Templeton and husband David, Karrie Thomas and husband Michael; grandchildren, Cody Templeton, Zachary Templeton, Cole Thomas, Brit Thomas and Chase Templeton; great-grandson, Silas Templeton; sisters, Patricia Riddle, Diane Hartgrove and husband David, Debbie Fletcher and husband Eddie; brothers, Wayne McGee and wife Martha, Larry McGee, Phil McGee, Terry McGee and wife Peggy; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 am Thursday, January 5, 2023 at Holston View Cemetery with Pastor Janet Sweet officiating. Family and friends planning to attend are asked to assemble at 10:50 am at the cemetery.
Pallbearers will be his Grandsons and son-in-law, David Templeton.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made to Prospect United Methodist Church, 163 Prospect Church Rd, Gate City, VA 24251.
Carter-Trent/Scott County Funeral Home, Weber City, VA is in charge of the arrangements.