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James Daniel Magee

Mr. James Daniel Magee, 66, died early Wednesday morning April 26, 2017, at the Hattiesburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hattiesburg. Services for Mr. Magee were held on Wednesday May 3  at Silver Creek M B Church, with Pastor Jerry Rogers officiating. Interment was in the Biloxi National Cemetery with Laird Mortuary in charge of all arrangements.

Mr. Magee was the son of the late Clarence George Magee and the late Helen Gross Magee of Northwest Jefferson Davis County. At an early age he joined the Silver Creek Church and remained a member until his death. Mr. Magee attended Oakley Elementary School prior to graduating from J. E. Johnson High School. Mr. Magee joined the United States Army after high school and served honorably during the Vietnam war and well into the 1980s. After receiving his honorable discharge from the Army, Mr. Magee returned to Prentiss, where he worked as an autombile mechanic until his health failed.

Mr. Magee’s survivors include his sisters, Gloria Jean Hinton of Gulfport,and Wanda Hinton-Sharp of Tampa, Florida; brothers, Charles Lewis Lee of Gulfport, Marcus H. Magee of Salt Lake City, Utah, Perry Magee of Orlando, Florida, Clarence Magee of Prentiss, and James Earl Magee of Staten Island, New York and a host of other relatives and friends.