News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 2, 2013

Patrick Donald (Donnie) Joe McKee


TERRE HAUTE — Patrick Donald (Donnie) Joe McKee, 55, formerly of Terre Haute, passed away March 17, 2013, at Oklahoma University Medical Center in Oklahoma City, from injuries sustained in an altercation. He was born Donald Daniel Joe Hawthorne, in St. Louis, to Oralee (Hughey) and Roy Lee Hawthorne on Oct. 16, 1957. His name McKee was given and his name changed after his mother remarried.

He grew up in Terre Haute and attended school at St. Patrick’s, Otter Creek and Terre Haute North Vigo High School. Patrick loved fishing, animals and making people laugh.

Survivors include his mother, Oralee McKee of Indianapolis; one half brother, Orel Jack Gambill of Indianapolis; two sisters, Theresa Shadow and husband Robert of Terre Haute, Lorlee Myers and husband Dan of Fountaintown; daughter, Angel Overton and husband Chris of Kansas, and her children, Alan, Damion, Deeann, Dakota and Braydon Kluesner; one stepdaughter, June Overton; daughter, Lisa McKee of California; son, Patrick McKee and his daughter, McKenzi of California; and son, Alex McKee of Indianapolis.

Final arrangements were made through Oklahoma Crematory and Mortuary in Oklahoma City.