Keith Magee | 1957-2018

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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David Keith Magee

David Keith Magee, 60, of Wharton died Friday, March 9, 2018.

Graveside service is 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville with Rev. Larry Kremling officiating.

Keith was born July 6, 1957, in Gainesville to Edward Franklin and Leita Mary (Betancourt) Magee. Keith graduated Gainesville High School and the University of Texas School of Journalism. He worked at several newspapers throughout Texas, including serving as editor of the Wise County Messenger from 1991 to 1994. Most recently he was the managing editor at the Wharton Journal-Spector in Wharton.

Keith was preceded in death by his father.

He is survived by his mother, sister Debbie Floyd, nephew Matt Burkholder and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He is survived by his Schnauzer and companion Buddy.

In lieu of flowers, send memorial contributions to the American Heart Association or Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter, 2501 N. Weaver, Gainesville, Texas 76240.

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