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Joseph Benjamin ("Jake") McKie

January 26, 1953 ~ March 26, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Joseph McKie Obituary

It is with deep and profound sympathy that we announce the transition of Mr. Joseph Benjamin McKie who entered into rest March 26, 2024.

Mr. McKie, a native of Aiken County, was a 1971 graduate of Lucy C. Laney High School and Augusta Technical College where he earned an Associates Degree in Welding. He was employed by Claussen Road Construction, working as a Heavy Equipment Operator.

At an early age, he accepted the Lord and was baptized at Old Macedonia Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Joseph Benjamin (Denise) McKie, III; a daughter, Melissa Doughtry; two sisters, Pauline Heard and Brenda A. McKie; sister-in-law, Kathy McKie; four grandchildren, Rodasha Walker, Joseph Benjamin McKie, IV, Benjamin Williams and Lawson Day; one aunt, Marijean Jennings; one uncle, Dawud (Daaimah) Rasheed; a special friend, Linda Brooks; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Thursday, April 4, 2024 at G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Teresa Jennings officiating. Interment will follow in Jacksonville Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Viewing will be held from 2 pm until 5:30 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.


Professional Services are under the care of G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary-North Augusta.

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April 3, 2024

2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary
614 West Avenue
North Augusta, SC 29841

Funeral Service
April 4, 2024

1:00 PM
G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary
614 West Avenue
North Augusta, SC 29841

Interment following funeral service
April 4, 2024

Jacksonville Missionary Baptist Church
528 Chalk Bed Rd
Graniteville, SC 29829


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