ASHEVILLE – George Wayne “Bump” Kee, age 75, of Asheville, went to be with the Lord, Monday, September 20, 2021.
Bump was born February 27, 1946, in Cabarrus County to the late Martin and Bertie Mae Kluttz Kee. He was a resident of Buncombe County for the last 47 years. Bump was formerly employed with Coke a Cola, Burlington Industries, SDX Electronics, and Ingles Warehouse. He loved to be outdoors hunting, fishing and car racing. After his illness he followed all those outdoor activities on TV. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister, Joann Simpson, and brothers, infant Kee, and Charles Kee.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Bobby Lou Cox Kee; daughter, Wendy Kee Rice and husband Roy of Weaverville; and two grandchildren, Autumn Rice and G. Owen Rice; as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.
His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 24, 2021, in First Church of the Nazarene. Reverend Andrew Crimmins will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Candler.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Friday September 24, 2021, at the church.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Wayne’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.