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John William Gee, age 61

John William Gee, 61, of Hot Springs passed away on May 27, 2020.  He was born in Seattle, Washington on July 30, 1958 to the late George Henry Michael and Rosalie (Hanson) Gee.

He was loving, devout father, son, grandfather and brother who enjoyed collecting Hot Wheels and coins.  He was of Christian faith and as two of his girls grew up while living in Spokane, Washington, he would call his girls every Sunday, and this was long before the unlimited long distance. He would drive 5 hours each way in one day so he could pick up his other two girls so he could spend time with them. He was an outdoors person who loved fishing and worked as a crab fisher on crab boats for a brief time. He liked going camping and always made it a tradition to go every year. He loved to play computer games such as Runescape and enjoyed listening and attending country and rock music concerts. John was a member of the militia in Arkansas, where he had the benefit of shooting guns with the group. In his free time, he relished being with friends, traveling to different states and places while enjoying the scenery.  He was an amazing cook and worked as a chef for many years, he was famous for his chicken-a-la-king, green chili chicken chimichangas, potato salad and his deviled eggs. During the Christmas time he was Known for his chocolate fudge and almond roca.  He was a patriotic man who loved to celebrate July 4th, where he would BBQ for everyone, and then put on an amazing firework show for all his family and friends. He was kind to all people and would stop to help change a tire if needed. He was an animal lover and leaves behind his two fur babies Mercy and Angel. Mercy was his little mini-me and enthusiastically followed him everywhere, he often called the dog Mercy Me and loved the puppies cinnamon roll tail.

He is preceded in death by his father George Henry Michael Gee.

John leaves behind his loving mother Rosalie Meehan; his children Angel Chamberlin, Elina Bishop (Derek) and Alison Gee; his grandchildren Nicole, Taylor, Alyssa, Knox and Lynkin; his siblings George Gee, Jim Gee, Pat Meehan, Sharon McElroy and Ann Meehan; many friends and extended family.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donation be made to American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.  501-982-3400


  • Kimberly N Skellenger Posted June 11, 2020 7:39 PM

    May God hold you in his hands, and keep you safe. Love seems like such a small word for what we had between us. LUDM MORE

  • Davis family Posted June 12, 2020 12:16 AM

    Heaven has a good man up there watching over you guys. God bless

  • Ed (Psycho) Sykes Posted June 12, 2020 4:03 AM

    My lifelong friend and one of the most solid, stand up person I’ve ever known I love you bro. Miss you

  • Lydia David Posted June 13, 2020 12:59 AM

    You have a angel watching over you.

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