Rodney (Ronnie) Wade McGee, 65, of Bridge City passed away Sunday, July 10, at Southeast Texas Medical Center of in Port Arthur, surrounded by his family.

A memorial service will be held at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, Thursday, July 14, with visitation from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and the service immediately following.

Born in Orange, Jan. 22, 1951, Ronnie was the son of the late Larry and Oma Faye (LaGrone) McGee. He was a pipefitter/boilermaker by trade. He served our country in the United States Navy and was always referred to as “Pops” on the U.S.S. Missouri. Ronnie enjoyed fishing and was a big fan of the racing world—motorcycles, cars, etc. His quick wit and humor will be greatly missed.

Those left to cherish his memories are his son, Darren Blain McGee and fiancé Courtney Dubois; brother Larry Wayne McGee of Bridge City; sisters and brothers-in-law Brenda and Edwin Brister of Deer Park; Carolyn and Marlon Farr of Humble and Sheila Snelgrove of Deer Park and numerous nieces and nephews.