OBITUARY: John D. “J.D.” Kee

John D.

John D. “J.D.” Kee, age 88, of Bethpage, Tennessee, passed away on December 2, 2021, at home.

He was born on September 11, 1933, in Nashville, Tennessee, to the late John D. Kee and Mabel Kee.

He was a beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle who will be dearly missed.

He is survived by, daughter, Debbie Gross; grandchildren, Matt Gross (Heather), Andie Gross (Leslie), John D. Kee, and Robert Todd; four great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Wanda Kee; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Evelyn Kee; son, Johnny Kee; brothers, Kenneth Kee, Bobby Kee.

The family will be holding a private service.

Arrangements are entrusted to: Sumner Funeral & Cremation: 615-452-9059, 128A West Eastland Avenue, Gallatin, Tennessee, 37066. Condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at