Robert “Jimmy” Magee

Published 2:44 pm Friday, March 26, 2021

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Robert James “Jimmy” Magee passed away at his home in Franklinton on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at the age of 68.

Born Jan. 29, 1953, he was one of three sons of Mary Jean and William Houston Magee. He was formerly employed by Dairymen Inc. and Washington-St. Tammany Electric Cooperative. He enjoyed fishing and was a member of First Baptist Church of Franklinton.

He is survived by his son, Jonathan D. Bell of Franklinton; his brother, Barry K. Magee of Franklinton; and four nieces, Jaimee A. Creasy, Aimee S. Clasen, Mikki B. Holmes and Courtney G. Davidson. He will be remembered by many lifelong friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Jean Magee; his stepmother, Lorelle Wood Magee; his father, William Houston Magee; his brother, Jean Paul “J.P.” DeVellard; and longtime friend and fellow church member, Brian W. Corkern.

A memorial gathering in his honor will be held in the near future.