He was the owner of Sanford Brothers Manufacturing Rep. He was a member of First Christian Church, Mosheim Masonic Lodge No. 463, and Jericho Shrine Temple.
Mr. McKamey served on the Board of Directors of Shriners Hospital for Children-Greenville.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years: Sandra McKamey; two sons: Ross A. McKamey of Greeneville and Mark L. McKamey of Myrtle Beach, SC; one sister: Frances Hamlett of Johnson City; several nieces and nephews; two grandchildren: Cindy and Wes; three great-grandchildren: Chris, Jerico, and Dalton; three great-great-grandchildren: Hudson, Lydia, and Kyland.
He was a son of the late T. I. and Ruby McKamey and was preceded in death by two brothers: Howard McKamey and J. B. McKamey.
The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. on Monday at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home. A masonic service will follow visitation at 7 o’clock in the funeral home chapel.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Doughty-Stevens Chapel with interment to follow in GraceLand Memorial Gardens.
Flowers are acceptable and will be appreciated; however, if you prefer to make a memorial contribution, the family asks that you consider, Shriners Hospital for Children – Greenville, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC, 29605.