Charles Duane McBee or Dude took his first breath in Heaven on June 22, 2018, and has a smile on his face as he walks through the pearly gates. He was born April 2, 1945 in Memphis, TX to the late Charlie Delbert McBee and Jewel Ruth Johnson McBee.
Those left to cherish his memory are his children Jeffery McBee and wife Tanya, Stephanie Mason and husband Kent, and Tiffany McBee, grandchildren; Brenden Mason, Braden Mason, Joshua McBee, Hailey McBee, and brother Ricky Sneed and wife Dianne.
Dude was a proud U.S. Navy Vietnam Veteran, and also a musician known for playing the guitar, lead singer in a band, writing music, and singing in church. He enjoyed watching westerns movies, going on his weekly trips to IHOP and Wal-Mart. Then being the Ambassador at Ventura Place where he lived out his later years. Dude loved more than anything spending time with his family, he was a wonderful father, grandfather, brother, and friend who will be truly missed by all that knew him.
Visitation will be 9am June 25, 2018 at Chapel of Grace Funeral Home with a celebration of life beginning at 2pm.