Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Richard Wardell McGee "Mac"

06/11/1942 - 05/08/2017

Viewing Information

A viewing will be held, Friday, May 12, 2017 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Avenue.

Service Information

WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE..A funeral service will be held, 11am, Saturday, May 13, 2017
Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Chapel
120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk VA

Interment Information

Blair Chapel CME Church Cemetery
2293 Steam Mill Ferry Road Jackson TN

Richard “ Mac” McGee was born on June 11, 1942 in Jackson Madison County, Tennessee where he was born to James A. McGee, Sr. and Mrs. Radie Womack McGee. On Monday May 8, 2017, God saw fit to call Mr. Richard Wardell McGee to a place of rest. Richard “Mac” McGee was brought up in the admiration of the Lord at Blairs Chapel C.M.E church in Demark, Tennesse where he received Christ at an early age. While in Virginia Beach, Virginia, he attended Village Church. He was a graduate of West High School in Denmark, Tennessee, where he also was a standout basketball star. Richard in years to come would enlist into the United States Navy, where he also shined as a member of the Navy National Basketball team which traveled the globe playing in many exhibitions. Shortly after high school, Richard “Mac” McGee married Shirley Jean Caldwell and to union one child was born Sandra. He retired after 24 years of service as a Chief Warrant Officer for the U.S. Navy. Years later while in the Navy, Richard met a young lady by the name of Alice Patricia Carroll whom he married and shared 51 years of life. Trica as he affectionately referred to her, preceded him in death on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. “Mac” had a passion for feeding the masses in so much as he became a famous caterer, the owner of Mac Country Cooking and Catering Consultants. He catered numerous wedding, family functions, and special events using his signature dishes: Roast Beef and rice, lomein, and yes Mac famous BarB-Cue sauce. Richard “Mac” McGee was preceded in death by his parents, James A. McGee, Sr. and Mrs. Radie McGee; one brother, Author A. McGee; three sisters, Inez McGee, Hattie “Sweetie” McGee and Willean McGee. He was also preceded by Shirley “Peaches” McGee, and the late Alice P. McGee. Richard “Mac” McGee leaves to cherish his celebration of life 3 daughters, Sandra (Marvin) Mays Nashville, TN Angelique (Curley) Lewis Norfolk, Virginia, Dr. Tamara (Dontrell) Cornick-Leonard of Virginia Beach, VA; six grandchildren: four grandsons, Sadarius (Karen) McGee, Broderick (Connie) McGee, Avonte Lewis and Dontrell Leonard, Jr.; two granddaughters, Shirlita C. McGee and Angelique (Dequarius) Lewis; eight great grandchildren, Morghan McGee, Nadia McGee, MyKayla Gray, Zyquiere McGee, Myah Gray, Sadaruis McGee Jr., A’Jayla Perry and Kaysen Lewis; eight sisters, Clotee McGee, Liz Cleveland, Vivian McGee, Angela (Otis) Lewis, Augusta M. Jones, Gerelene McGee Owens, Earlene McGee and Ozzie M. Duffala; five brothers, James A. McGee Jr., Rev. Robert L. McGee, Wilbert McGee, Franklin R. McGee and James L. McGee. Mac will be remembered and missed by a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Linda To the Family. Losing a love one in death is a trying time for all. Please find comfort from Gods word @ 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4 which assures us that the God of all comfort will , give you comfort during this most difficult time and a hope of being able to see our love ones again @ Acts 24:15 You can find more comfort from Gods word @ www.JW.org
Posted: 5/19/2017
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Carolyn Cuffee Praying for you and your family love you.
Posted: 5/13/2017
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Zoletta Tootie and Joseph Winston and Family Angelique and Curly and family Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Wish we could be there. Cherish your dads memories and keep them close in your heart! Love you all
Posted: 5/13/2017
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Carolyn and William Walker Our Thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family Mac was a wonderful person and he will truly be missed. The Walker's
Posted: 5/13/2017
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James Bradley But most of all I wish I had more than just these words to let you know how truly sorry I am. In Sympathy Bradley Family
Posted: 5/12/2017
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James Bradley But most of all I wish I had more than just these words to let you know how truly sorry I am. In Sympathy Bradley Family
Posted: 5/12/2017
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Pat Weaver Our prayers are with you Ann and the family doing this time of sorrow. Please keep your father's memories close to your heart always. He was a very,very nice gentleman and business person. He was the best Catering Service in the area ! He will truly be missed. Rest in Peace Mr. McGee.
Posted: 5/12/2017
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Crystal Williams You are in our thoughts and prayers today..as always love you Chris and Heavy
Posted: 5/12/2017
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Joyce Venning My prayerful thoughts are sent to Sandra, Ann, Tamara and their families at the passing of their father.
Posted: 5/12/2017
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Barbara Lewis My condolences to the family of Mac. Mac will surely be missed by me and my family. Enjoyed many meals prepared my buddy for personal functions as well as church functions. To know Mac is to Love Mac. RIP my friend.
Posted: 5/11/2017
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Jackie Simmons To the family. On behalf of our Founding Pastor, Edgar Williams, Jr., and our Executive Pastor, Darren Nettingham and the Village Church Family. We extend to you all our deepest, sincere sympathy. We were blessed to have him worship with us on first Sunday. We will miss him here at Village Church. God bless you all and always keep the loving memories he left behind. Stay strong in the Lord. Much Love
Posted: 5/11/2017
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Isaac Twyman condolence to the family of Richard McGee AKA big mac, you will be missed, thanks for all the memories my friend and navy buddy, RIP
Posted: 5/11/2017
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