First Lieutenant, United States Army
McKee, 84, who worked as an advertising industry executive until retiring
in 1990, died April 15 at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Washington.
He had cardiac and vascular disease related to his World War II service,
his son said.
He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and his family moved to Washington because of his father's job. His father, Oliver McKee Jr., was the Washington diplomatic correspondent for the Boston Evening Transcript newspaper.
Mr. McKee attended Sidwell Friends School and graduated from the Taft School, a boarding school in Connecticut, and Yale University.
He was a First Lieutenant in the Army, and
during World War II, he fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded
the Purple Heart for injuries received in the battle.
Mr. McKee was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington.
His marriages to Joan McKee and Eve Barrie ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Joyce
Green McKee of Washington; two children from his first marriage, Pamela
McKee of La Canada, California, and Tracy Evers of Nashville; a son from
his second marriage, Andrew McKee of Arlington County; and four grandchildren.
On Sunday, April 15, 2007. Mr. McKee died at
the Washington DC Veterans Administration Hospital. He is survived by his
wife, Joyce Green McKee; one son, two daughters and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., April 26, 2007 at St. John's Georgetown
Episcopal Church, 3240 "O" Street, N.W. Burial will be held at Arlington
National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia on June 28, 2007 at 3 p.m.