Memorial services for Lee D. McKellar, M.D., 85, Mount Pleasant, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at First Baptist Church with Dr. Clint Davis and Dr. Matthew McKellar officiating.
Dr. McKellar died Aug. 19, 2013, in Mount Pleasant.
He was born July 27, 1928, in Evangeline, La., to the late Joseph Morris and Cleo Hurst McKellar.
Dr. McKellar came to Mount Pleasant in 1957, where he practiced medicine for 56 years. He attended Baylor and The University of Texas Medical School in Galveston. He was an avid cattleman.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby McKellar, and brother, Oliver McKellar.
Survivors include his wife, Delores McKellar, Mount Pleasant; son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Morris and Betsy McKellar, Mount Pleasant; son, Mark McKellar, Mount Pleasant; son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Matthew and Jennifer McKellar, Tyler; daughter and son-in-law, Zena and Larry Lawrence, Mount Pleasant; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 2001 W. Seminary Drive, Fort Worth, 76115; or First Baptist Church Building Fund, 2201 Texas Highway 49, Mount Pleasant, 75455.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at the funeral home.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Aug. 21, 2013