William S. “Billy” Gee, 82, of Ft. Dodge and formerly of McPherson, died Sept. 12, 2017 at the Kansas Soldiers Home, Ft. Dodge. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 27 years of service and was a former bus driver for USD 418, McPherson.

He was born on Oct. 2, 1934 in rural Canton, the son of Ollie and Mary Louise (Wining) Gee. He had been a resident of Ft. Dodge since 2013, moving from McPherson.

He was a member of the VFW and American Legion, both of McPherson.

Survivors include a sister, Joyce A. Preston of Marquette and numerous nieces and nephews. A brother, Kenneth and two sisters, Bena Janke and Lois Haas, preceded him in death.

A private family inurnment will take place in the Canton Township Cemetery and an honorary burial at sea will be provided by the U.S. Navy. Olson’s Mortuary, Canton, is in charge of arrangements.