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This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Steve McGee, who was born on June 7, 1947 and passed away on July 14, 2017. Steve lived in Atlanta for most of his adult life, most recently residing in Woodstock, GA with his wife Sheri.

Steve grew up in North Carolina with his brother Barry and parents Raymond and Rachel. He attended N.C. State, where he earned a Nuclear Engineering bachelors degree. He later received a JD in law while living in Atlanta. 

Steve held senior management positions in the electric utility industry most of his career in the areas of Power Generation and Nuclear Engineering. Wherever he took on a new role in his career, his staff admired him and loved working under Steve's capable leadership. 

Steve also had a deep personal love for learning and was a favorite instructor in the MBA graduate school where he taught part-time. He was an avid reader and enjoyed research on just about any topic; Clive Cussler novels topped his list, as he relished exploring his interest in history, science and geography.

A devoted husband and father, Steve especially cherished time with his wife Sheri and his four children — Shane, Dana, Natalie, and Sean. After a day’s work, it was not unusual to find Steve building a science project, explaining math homework, reading to his children, or working alongside Sheri as both a parent volunteer and a leader in his neighborhood and community.  He fostered dreaming big in each of his children and he felt enormous pride in whatever they wanted to achieve. But mostly, Steve was proud of the good people he knew his children to be.

Many remember Steve for his wit and humor that captured the hearts of all who benefited from knowing him. He loved his family and was an enthusiastic participant in family traditions. He had that rare quality of knowing just how to breathe life into any event.

Steve's funeral will be a private, family event, but we would love for anyone who knew Steve or his family to write something in the Tribute section below if they wish. In lieu of flowers, if you'd like to do something, please donate to the Wounded Warriors Project, which was one of Steve's favorite charities.

https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022
Miss you, Dad, happy birthday this month.
July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021
Thinking of you this month, Dad. We miss you!
June 7, 2021
June 7, 2021
Happy Birthday in Heaven Dear Brother. We love and miss you!
June 7, 2021
June 7, 2021
Thinking of you today, Steve. I will always think of you with fond admiration. ❤️
July 14, 2020
July 14, 2020
Miss you today, Dad. Can't believe it's been 3 years now. Thankful for all the great memories and the impact you had on us all.
July 14, 2020
July 14, 2020
Missing you today, Steve, and that twinkle in your eye. I'm thankful for the memories of good times we shared, but we would all rather have you here with us. Love you, Brother.
July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019
Miss you, Dad...football season is starting soon and it’s never the same anymore without you to watch abs discuss them with me..
June 7, 2019
June 7, 2019
Thinking of you today, Steve, and wishing we could laugh and spend time together once again. You are always in our thoughts and my memories of you are vivid and precious ones that make me smile. Your favorite sister-in-law misses you. ❤️
July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018
Dad, I miss you a lot. The last year has given me a lot of time to reflect on what it was like to have you as a father growing up.

You could be hard on us at times, especially when it came to typical childhood carelessness. But the thing I remember the most is you being present. I can't think of a soccer game, band concert, or other type of event that you ever missed. You helped me with every science fair project and difficult math assignment. You were always there and always focused on your kids — not on your job or hobbies or anything else. I don't think many people can say that about their father.

There have certainly been things that I wish for. I wish we could've had more time with you — growing up, I always just assumed you would live until 80 or 90. I wish that you could have enjoyed the retirement "golden" years you worked so hard for and deserved instead of battling illness. I wish the last few years of your life hadn't been so hard on mom. But, above all, I feel incredibly fortunate for the childhood I had and the father who was part of it.
July 14, 2018
July 14, 2018
I miss you brother, I think of you often. Can't believe it's been a year. I miss you smiling face and your wonderful sense of humor. I wish I could see you one more time and hear your laughter. Love you always.....
July 24, 2017
July 24, 2017
Steve, what an amazing fella you were!  I was honored to work with you for 4 years. You were always so willing to help and offer wonderful advice.  My 2 favorite memories are when you bought fabulous gingerbread houses from Henri's for everyone in the office. My family loved putting it together.  Also, during a electric coop conference in Las Vegas, you willing went with me to see a few sites before leaving for the airport.  At Cesaer's Place, you taught me to play Keno :-) 
Thank you for sharing your zest for life and wisdom with me. I will remember you forever.
July 21, 2017
July 21, 2017
Even heartbroken, as I type this, I can not think of Steve without smiling. Some people just have a way of doing that. I am so grateful for our professional relationship...but treasure, most of all, our personal friendship. Thank you, my dear friend. I will miss you.
July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017
I am so glad to have been able to meet and get to know you, and to have become a member of your wonderful family through Shane and Fumi.
It is said that the character of an individual is mirrored in the family that person nurtures. That can truly be said of you, Steve. You have raised and nurtured children to be proud of, who will be assets to their communities. Truly, this speaks volumes about you, their father.
My thoughts and prayers go out to Sheri and the rest of the family. I'm sure Steve will continue to be smiling down upon you.
July 17, 2017
July 17, 2017
Uncle Steve, you were one of the wittiest men I've ever known. You would amusingly observe a scene with a glimmer in your eye, sitting back interjecting funny comments here and there -- and then take over the room in an instant when you wanted to. I will always remember our banter about how much I ate at family gatherings and how I was the first one in line -- you knew how to make someone laugh at themselves and you also somehow knew how to break through my barrier of teen angst back in the day -- getting me to really talk. I adored our conversations. Your heart was so big and your love and devotion to Aunt Sheri and your kids was incredible. I love you and am so sad that this is goodbye for now.
July 16, 2017
July 16, 2017
Steve, you will truly be missed by your entire family. I will always treasure the good times we had at family gatherings, where your sense of humor took center stage. I have mementos, a witch hat and broom to be exact, to remind me of your good-natured ribbing. We enjoyed that special bond, and I loved the way you always thoroughly enjoyed your jokes - your laughter will remain with me as a reminder of the kind, funny, intelligent family man you were. Your devotion to Sheri and your adored children is a testament to your character, and as the strong, wise center of their universe, you are irreplaceable. Steve, love to you from your ever-admiring sister-in-law. You are indeed forever missed.
July 16, 2017
July 16, 2017
Steve, I always felt like you were more than a brother-in-law, more like a brother. I wish I could have said goodbye to you. I will miss your smiling face, your great sense of humor, your kindness and intelligence . Every time I saw you, you would always say to me" You know we're the outlaws in the family" meaning we were the only ones in the whole Parodi gang that wasn't blood. I love you brother and I know you are in our heavenly father's arms. Thank you for being a part of my life.......

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June 16, 2022
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Miss you, Dad, happy birthday this month.
July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021
Thinking of you this month, Dad. We miss you!
June 7, 2021
June 7, 2021
Happy Birthday in Heaven Dear Brother. We love and miss you!
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