Published 2:29 pm Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Jeffrey Duane Magee departed this earthly life at the age of 63 on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at Our Lady of the Angels Hospital in Bogalusa. He was affectionately known as “Paso.”
For many years, Jeffrey lived in New Orleans and worked for the Orleans Parish School System before moving back to Bogalusa.
The simplest pleasures of life brought great joy to Jeffrey (Paso). He loved helping and being surrounded by his friends and family. His pleasant personality was contagious to everyone he met. His battle with serious medical issues in recent years showed his courage in facing life challenges with a smile.
He is survived by his children, Jeffreyanna King of Baton Rouge and Kendrick McGowan of Gulfport, Miss.; one grandchild; two sisters, Bernette Magee of Bogalusa and Beverly (Curtis) Fairley of Lithonia, Ga.; four brothers, Donald Ray Magee and Darryl Magee of Bogalusa, Keithon (Teryon) Magee and Todd (Janet) Magee of Austell, Ga.; special friends, Martha Hall, Teresa Scott, Shondra Causey, Leroy Jackson and William Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard James “B.J.” and Lola Mae Magee; two sisters, Mildred Magee and Barbara Ann Magee; one brother, Bernard (Peanie) Magee; his paternal grandparents, Rosco and Beatrice Magee; his maternal grandparents, Ira and Zora Elzey; and a special friend, Benny Alexander.
Drive-through viewing will be Friday, May 6, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be Saturday, May 7, at 2 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa, with the Rev. Stanley Nathaniel officiating. Interment will be at the Bogalusa Cemetery.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at www.crainandsons.com.