Aubrey McGuill Meece age 80 of Dowelltown and a native of Old Hickory, passed away Saturday morning, May 9, 2020 at his residence. He was born March 9, 1940 to his parents, the late Luke McGuill and Ella Beatrice Meece. Aubrey was a 1957 graduate of Dupont High School and attended David Lipscomb College for 2 years. He was a member of the Madison Church of Christ, served in the National Guard for 4 years, former member of the Tennessee Ski Club, was an engineer at Dupont in Old Hickory for about 40 years and worked at Smithville Food Lion for 5 years. He was a loving husband, father, step-father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Meece of Dowelltown; 2 sons, Scotty (Christen) Meece of Portland and Mark Meece of Hendersonville; 3 step-daughters, Angela West of Carthage, Sharon Barnwell of Sparta and Mindy Ware of Sparta; 15 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Susan Meece of Old Hickory and Myrna Sisco Meece of Mt. Juliet; 2 nieces, 1 great-niece and 1 great-nephew. Due to the COVID-19, the Governor strongly encouraging that the public component of funerals be postponed and only attended by immediate family members, social distancing requirements and public health safety, There will be a PRIVATE Graveside Service Monday, May 11, 2020 at DeKalb Memorial Gardens with Bro. Michael Hale officiating. The Graveside Service will be live-streamed on our Facebook page. The family would like to express their appreciation to the nurses and staff of Caris Hospice, NHC HealthCare, Dr. Dingle and Bill Turner for the love and care shown to Aubrey during his sickness. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
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