Neal McGee

December 29, 1960 – September 14, 2021

 

Neal Lindsey McGee, beloved husband and father, was welcomed in to Heaven by his Lord and Savior on September 14, 2021. He was 60 years old.

Neal was born in Oklahoma City, OK on December 29, 1960 to his parents Reece and Lou McGee. He graduated from Edmond Memorial High School, class of 1979.  Neal married his high school sweetheart and soulmate, Leah Kay Burns on August 21st 1981.  Together they were blessed with three daughters, Lindsey, Brooke, and Ashley.

Neal was a second generation builder and developer.  He was the president of Neal McGee Homes,  Inc.  He enjoyed building and working with families to create their dream homes in Edmond and surrounding areas.  He also enjoyed commercial building and developing and seeing his visions come to life.  Neal loved giving back to the community, and over the years contributed to many charitable organizations such as: churches, law enforcement, Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together, St. Jude Dream Home and Folds of Honor.

Neal lived life to the fullest, and cherished the time spent with family and friends. He enjoyed traveling, entertaining and going to Lake Texoma.  Neal never met a stranger and would do anything for anyone.  He had an ability to make everyone feel important and was always the life of the party! He will be dearly missed by his family, friends, Wednesday night crew, lake family, and all who worked with him.

Neal was proceeded in death by his:

Parents Reece & Lou McGee;  Brother Randy McGee,  and Grandson Zeke Zabel.

Neal leaves cherished memories with his:

Wife: Leah McGee

Daughters:  Lindsey Zabel & Husband Matt;  Brooke Zaitshik & Husband Ethan;  Ashley Ward & Husband Cody.

Grandchildren:  Zoey & Oliver Zaitshik, Vivian & Vance Ward, and Zander Zabel.

Sisters:  Risa Wilkins McKinney & Husband Karl;  Janelle Sparks & Husband Dan.

Mother & Father In-Law Hal & Merna Burns;

Sister in-law Ginger Ogle & Husband Kevin.

Many Nieces & Nephews, and countless friends.

There will be a Celebration of Life held for Neal at 2:00 PM on October 14, 2021

Crossings Community Church, 14600 Portland Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73134. To livestream the service please use the following link https://vimeo.com/624869490/adb77dbc27

 

Comments

  1. Leah and family, you are all in my prayers. What a precious, close family you have. I hope you feel Gods presence and comfort as you walk through this time of grief❤️

  2. I never knew Neal, but through my Blessed and Loving neighbor Merna Burns I felt like I was part of the family. Merna always kept me informed about all the family. I know that Neal will be missed by his wife, children, grand children, extended family as well as all his friend. He will also be missed by all that knew him.
    God Bless all of you and may God be with you and guide you as you go forward. Neal will always be in your hearts and soul. Sending Prayers Mary and Kennith May

  3. My deepest condolences to you Leah and all of the family!
    You are in my thoughts and prayers and may God surround you with his love and peace.

  4. Leah, Lindsey, Brooke, Ashley,
    Neal touched so many lives in the very best way. I’m grateful I have had the opportunity to know him.
    Keeping you and your family in my thoughts as you navigate thru this sad and difficult time.

  5. So sad to learn of your dear one’s passing. Prayers for all of you during this time. Mr. McGee built me a beautiful home which I still enjoy today. He will always be remembered.

  6. Leah, I’m so sorry you have lost your partner. Your beautiful family has always been so warm and welcoming to mine. I have said many prayers for you, and will continue to keep you and your beautiful daughters in my prayers. I loved reconnecting at Morgan’s wedding- I pray for you to find peace, and know God will surround you and your daughters with love during this time of grief.
    Much love~ Cousin Laura

  7. Dear Leah, Lindsey, Brooke, Ashley, and Family,
    Mike and I were so very sorry to hear the news of Neal’s passing. We send our deepest sympathy. Neal has helped build many communities. His legacy lives on in them and in you.
    Peace be with you all,
    Mike and Elizabeth Kastl

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