Tom McBee

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Tom McBee, 62 of Little Rock, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 6, 2014. He was born August 2, 1951 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He lived in Huntsville, Perryville, Flippin, Helena and most of his life in Warren and Little Rock, Arkansas. Tom graduated from Warren High School in 1970 and ASU Jonesboro with a BA degree in broadcasting in 1975. After college he worked at KATV Channel 7 as an audio booth announcer. He went into sales and was weekend weatherman during the late 70's and early 80's. He remained in broadcasting until 2005 and ended his career at Roller Funeral Homes as a prearrangement consultant. Tom married Mary Catherine Huey on July 30, 1973. They were high school sweethearts and fell in love through their love of music. They sang in many stage shows, church choirs and dinner theater performances together. Tom leaves behind memories of his musical talent, voice work talent, BBQ cooking skills, wit and humor and his love of God, his family and his many friends. Tommy, Tom, Papa T, Uncle Tom, Uncle Mac, Big Tom and T-Boz are just a few of his special names. Tom McBee will live in our hearts forever. He was preceded in death by his father, Sterling R. McBee, Sr. and father-in-law, Clint Huey. Tom is survived by his wife, Mary Catherine; mother, Della McBee; daughters: Carrie Ann McBee Savage and husband, Jeff and their children, Mason, Blaine and Evan; Martha Leah McBee Mann and husband, Nicholas and their children, Emma, Marlee and Eliza; son, Thomas Bradford McBee Jr. (Tommy); mother-in-law, Martha Huey; sister, Charlotte Wilson and husband, Farren; Sterling McBee Jr. and wife, Beth, Annette Langton and husband, Steve; John McBee and wife, Melissa; Pam Mowery and husband, Mike and Jacque Murphy and husband, Les; sisters-in-law, Martha Ann Sloan and husband, Steve; Thom Huey and wife, Mary; Frances Allen and husband, Wes; Liz Brazeel and husband, Danny and brother-in-law, Bill Huey and wife, Kim; nieces and nephews, Lori Aronovich; Robert McCloud, Kristin Weeks, Courtney Diciccio, John Brian McBee, Savanah McBee, Darcee Mowery, Dylan Mowery, Drew Todd, Haylen Murphy, Michael and Adam Burns, Jenna Sherrod, Wesley Allen, Amanda and Alex Huey, Audrey and Lane Brazeel and Hayden Huey. Memorials may be made to the Broadcast and Choir Music Ministries of Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church. A celebration of Tom's life will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211 (501) 224-8300. Family will meet friends following the service.

Published January 7, 2014

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