February 1, 1932 - March 7, 2015
Darrell Lee McBee
Born: February 1st, 1932
Passed: March 7th, 2015
The youngest of 10 children, Darrell was a high school athlete who played football and baseball. Recruited into the U.S. Navy in 1951 Darrell served his country on the USS Kenneth D. Bailey Destroyer in the Korean War. Meeting his wife of 62 years in Corpus Christi while Darrell was at port they soon married after he was honorable discharged from the Navy. In 1960, they moved to Texas. Started new roots and didn’t take long for them to make some wonderful friends.
Also known as “Mac” to his fellow workers at the Railroad Station on Commerce St. in Dallas and LTV (Vought) Aircraft in Grand Prairie. Uncle Duffer to his many Nieces’ and Nephews’ in West Virginia, Florida and Houston. Also nicknamed “McBee” to all the softball, baseball and football friends and family he watched games with or he played or coached with over the many years.
Darrell Lee McBee formerly of Sleepy Creek, West Virginia, departed at age 83
Dearly loved Husband of Gloria S. McBee.
Cherished by his Loving 3 Daughters, Son-in-laws, Grandchildren and Surviving family members:
Donna Lee Glenn and husband Andy of Arlington, Texas. Daryl Lynn “Cissi” Rice and husband Murray of Irving, Texas. Dolly McDowell and husband Tracy of Irving, Texas.
Grandchildren Trey Glenn and Darrell Glenn of Arlington, Texas, Cale Rice of Euless, Texas, Dalton Rice of Dalhart, Texas and
Trevor McDowell of Irving, Texas.
Brother, LeGarde McBee and wife, Janet of Martinsburg, West Virginia, Sister-in-law Marie McBee of Fort Pierce, Florida.
Including the many nieces and nephews.
*Private Cremation for immediate family only.
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Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory that no one can steel.
Time may pass and fade away, but memories of you will always stay. This day we
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Always remembered – You’ll never be forgotten
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Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
1820 N. Belt Line Road
Irving, Texas 75061
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