James Michael “Mike” McKendree, age 64 of the Escott Road community passed away on the evening of Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, GA.
Mr. McKendree was born on August 11th, 1948 in Jacksonville, FL and was the son of the late Cullam and Bobbie Ruth Mills McKendree. He was a lifelong resident of Kingsland, GA and dedicated much of his time to working with children initially through organized sports and later with his day care center. Mike based many of his beliefs on Christian values taught to him by his Mother and Grandmother, Janie Mills. He was a good man.
Mr. McKendree is survived by his beloved wife, Geraldine M. McKendree; daughters Tonya and Tammie McKendree of Kingsland; his brother, Charles W. McKendree and his wife Lisa of Blackshear, GA and grandchildren, Mya and Jordan.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 pm Friday, May 31st, 2013 at the funeral home. Funeral services will begin at 11 am Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at Kingsland First Baptist Church in the old sanctuary. Pastors’ Vernon Dillingham and John Jenkins will preside. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Oakwell Cemetery at the end of Clarks Bluff Road in Kingsland.
Memorial donations made be made to the Kingsland First Baptist Church.
August 11, 1948 – May 28, 2013