Stephen (Steve) B. McGee
August 4, 1951 to January 9, 2020
Steve passed away at home in Longwood, Florida after a long journey with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). In spite of his disability he accomplished much in furthering his education and career.
Steve was born on August 4, 1951 in Daytona Beach, Florida to Harry R. McGee and Eileen Force McGee. The family moved to Northern Virginia when Steve was a young child. He graduated from Annandale High School in Fairfax County, Virginia where he was a member of the marching band and also played in concert bands in the area.
He attended the College of William and Mary for two years where he made many lifelong friends. He worked as an Audio Visual Technician at Hoppmann Corporation and then at Kings Dominion theme park in Virginia.
After being diagnosed with MS in 1980, he moved his wife and children to Daytona Beach. He attended Stetson University earning a degree in Finance in 1983. He later earned his MBA at the University of Central Florida in 1991 and was working on his PhD when he decided to return to banking. He was involved in several startup community banks in Daytona.
Retiring on disability in 2003 he spent his time following the news and politics, listening to music and laughing with his family and friends.
He leaves behind his wife of 44 years, Beth McGee, his daughter Valarie Urquhart (Pat), his son Ian (who served as his main caregiver for over a decade), two sisters Debbie Allred and Melanie Fleger (Steve), three grandchildren and five great grand children.