The Rev. Buddy Slaughter officiated. Burial followed in the Kentucky Veterans West Cemetery on Monday, June 21, 2010 at 10 a.m.
Mr. McGee died at 10:50 June 11, 2010 at Gateway Hospital, Clarksville, Tenn., of natural causes.
Mr. McGee was born June 22, 1941 in Trigg County. He was the son of the late Veo and Lizzie Emma McGee.
Mr. McGee was retired from the U.S. Army where he served 23 years. He was a Vietnam Veteran. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Cadiz and a past choir member.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include his wife Sarah McGee of Cadiz; three sons, Columbus McGee Jr. of Elizabethtown, and Charlie McGee and Curtis McGee, both of Cadiz; three brothers, Roy McGee of Cadiz, Eddie McGee (Minnie) of Indianapolis, Ind., and Jimmy McGee (Connie), Cadiz; and one sister, Hazelene Douglas (John Jr.) of Indianapolis, Ind.