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Larry Erskin McRee

November 16, 1944 ~ September 20, 2019 (age 74)


Larry Erskin (Red) McRee, 74, of Calhoun died at his home on Friday September 20, 2019 following several years of declining health. Red was born on November 16, 1944 in Calhoun, Ga. In addition to his parents Jim and Mabel McRee of Resaca he is preceded in death by his son Larry Erskin McRee Jr. of Calhoun and a brother Vernon McRee of Chatsworth, Ga.


Survivors include his sons Larry (Spud) McRee and his wife Lynn from Alabama, Tony McRee and his wife Debbie, Jamey Tatum and his wife Angela all of Calhoun. His daughters are Machelle Patterson and Renee McRee of Calhoun, Tina Walls of Ellijay. Larry shared a love for Amanda Hudson of Resaca Ga. and Jimmy Newborn of Austell, Ga. His brother Kenneth McRee and sister Faye Land both of Resaca, Ga. Joyce Green of Calhoun, Wanda Johns and her husband Randy, of Resaca, Ga. Patsy Smith Phillips and her husband Richard of Calhoun, Ga. He also has surviving grandchildren Marcie McRee, Zachary Patterson, Tiffany Patterson, Kimberly McRee, James McRee, Rodney Owenby, Ryan Owenby, Roland Owenby, Natasha Walls, Felicia Presley, David Burns, Justin Voyles, along with several great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.


 Red was a dedicated member to the Calhoun Legion and Calhoun Moose Lodge where he spent a lot of time with family and friends.


Red's family will receive friends on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 p.m. at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019 at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 p.m. Burial will follow the service at Fidelle Cemetery in Resaca, Ga. Rev. Terry Timms will be officiating his service. Honorary pallbearers are James McRee and Hubert Long. Pallbearers are James Hyde, John Hyde, Shane Rice, Allen Townsend, Josh Tatum, Rodney Dixon, Jeff Crowder and David Burns.

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September 22, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home
705 Old Red Bud Road
Calhoun, GA 30701

Funeral Service
September 23, 2019

3:00 PM
Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home
705 Old Red Bud Road
Calhoun, GA 30701

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