Deems Corwin McKee, 62 of Salisbury, Md., died on or about 25 September 2018 at his residence. A private family wake was held 4 October 2018 in Salisbury, Md. His ashes will be laid to rest close to family in Sheffield, Il. Deems was born May 25, 1956 in Kewanee, Il., the son his late parents, William B. and Katheryn E. Rassweiler McKee. He graduated from Western High School in Buda, Il.
He exhibited a simple and unadorned demeanor but easily grasped the complexities and intricacies of the world. There didn’t exist a machine or mechanical engine that he couldn’t repair. He most recently earned a position as a Support Manager for the Wal-Mart Corporation in Salisbury, Md.
Those surviving are one son; CPT. Deems (Claudia) C. McKee Jr., U.S. Army, two brothers; Dr. John (Suzanne) McKee, Salisbury, Md., Dr. Richard (Carol) Mckee, Ellicott City, Md., two grandsons: Alexander and Sebastian, one nephew, five nieces, a great niece and four great nephews. He was also preceded in death by his oldest brother William and toddler sister Mary.