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John Eddie McKee

A memorial service for John Eddie McKee, 48, Caulfield, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, December 29, 2019 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. McKee passed away at 11:05 a.m., Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at Ozarks Medical Center.


He was born November 18, 1971, at Manila, Arkansas, to Eddie McKee and Emma Haynes Skiba.  On April 26, 1994, he was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Cathy Betterley.  John loved his family and grandchildren; he enjoyed hunting, collecting knives, fishing and the Dallas Cowboys.  He had worked for several years at West Plains Vault & Mfg. Co.  Mr. McKee was of the Baptist faith.


He is survived by his wife, Cathy McKee, of the family home; his mother, Emma Skiba; three children, Rashell Collins and husband, James Jr., West Plains, Mandilyn Collins and husband, Arin, West Plains and Chelsey McKee and fiancée Jacob Olson, Caulfield, Missouri; six grandchildren, Annabell, L. J., Amarisa, Izeaha, Ciella and Kayson Collins; four brothers, Roy McKee, Jerry McKee, Sammie McKee and Shane Lambert and wife, Drayanna; and one sister, Alice Turner.


His father and step-father, Samuel Lambert, preceded him in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Saturday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Interment will be at a later date in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery.   Online condolences may be expressed at