Charles Hutton Magee, Jr., 83, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Ennis. Charles was born in Cooper on May 15, 1934 to Charles Hutton and Nannie Pearl (VanGordon) Magee, Sr. He moved to Ennis at the age of 15 from Cooper. He graduated from Ennis High School in 1951. He went on to graduate from East Texas State University with a Bachelor's Degree. He married Jan Mulkey on April 9, 1966 and they made their home in Corsicana until 1992 when they moved back to Ennis. He served his country proudly in the United States Air Force where he was stationed at the Clinton-Sherman Air Force Base.
Charles worked for the Corsicana State Home for over 15 years. He worked at Southern Union prior to that. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ennis where he served as a deacon; he also served as a deacon at Westminster Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife of over 51 years, Jan Magee; daughter, Janet Magee; son, Col. Robert Magee and wife, Debbie; grandchildren James, Matthew, Luke and Ellie Magee; brother's-in-law and sister's-in-law Jerry and Judy Gray, David Mulkey, Hugh and Jo Beth Ellis; nieces and nephews Lucy Ellis, Dyke Lynn Ellis and George B. Ellis III along with other nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Dr. Robert V. G. Magee; sister and brother-in-law, Jane Ellis and husband, George B. Jr. and in-laws Keith and Tina Beth Mulkey.
The family will be receiving guests at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018 in the First Presbyterian Church of Ennis followed by a Celebration of Remembrance at noon.
In lieu of flowers the family request you consider the American Cancer Society, First Presbyterian Church of Ennis or Friends of the Ennis Library.
Published on March 13, 2018