Brad McKee, 54, of Drakesville and formerly of Toledo, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at his home. Memorial Services will be held Monday, April 7, at 11 a.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. A Memorial Visitation will be held Monday, April 7, from 9 a.m. until the time of service at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home.
Brad was born on Dec. 7, 1959, in Marshalltown, the son of Eddie Russell and Shirley Ruth (Guy) McKee.
He graduated from South Tama High School in 1978 and attended the University of Northern Iowa.
Brad owned his own business, Buggy Stuff, selling Equine equipment and sleigh bells.
He attended Drakesville United Methodist Church and was on the City Council in Drakesville. Brad was a former member of Ridge Rider Saddle Club. He enjoyed horses, motorcycling, dancing, cruises and basically enjoyed life.
Survivors include his canine companion, Jackson; one sister, Patty (Jerry) Hauersperger of Grinnell; two brothers, Rodney (Cindy) McKee of Tulsa, OK and Marty McKee of Tulsa, OK; his nieces and nephews, Elizabeth and Travis McKee and Dalton and ValiJo Hauersperger.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and grandparents.
A memorial fund has been established.