Richard was born in East Orange, NJ. He was a graduate of West Orange High School, served in the US Army, and was a graduate of Upsala College. Richard had a varied career in sales, banking and accounting. He loved God, family, country and humanity, and dedicated his life to helping others especially with Friends of Bill W.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Albert V. and Margaret M. Gee, and by his older brother, Albert V. Gee, Jr. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Ardis Jerome, his children; Richard E. Gee, Jr (Wendy); Karen Frehafer (Jack); Carol Toole (Leslie); Laurie Hallett (Steve); his beloved 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandsons; stepchildren Drea Dixon and Vince Jerome, 6 step grandchildren, 3 step great-grandchildren and many dear friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1pm on Saturday, June 17, Northwood Baptist Church Chapel, 2200 Greenridge Rd., North Charleston, SC 29406. Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial is assisting with arrangements http://memorialwebsites.legacy.com/RichardEGee/homepage.aspx