Milton was the 2nd child of
Terry Reno McAfee and Mary Dee Anderson.
Mary died in the 1919 flu epidemic when Milton was 6 months old.
Milton served as an officer in Artillery during WWI and Korea.
Second Lieut. Milton A. McAfee, U.
S. Army headquarters, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, has been promoted
to the rank of first lieutenant, his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
T. R. McAfee, have been advised. Lieut. McAfee is a 1935
graduate of Corsicana High and was a printer here and in
Dallas before being called to active duty with the Texas
National Guard units as a non-commissioned officer. He
later went to an officers’ school and received his
Capt. M. A. M’Afee Arrives In States
Milton A. McAfee will arrive in Corsicana next week to visit his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. R. McAfee, 1813 Woodlawn after 18 months
overseas service, with the Tenth Air Force in India. He was
stationed near Calcutta.
arrived in the States Wednesday night and is now en route from New
Jersey to San Antonio where he will receive furlough orders. His
wife lives in Dallas.
Capt. Milton A. McAfee has written his
father, T. R. McAfee, that he expects to arrive in the states from
India about November 1 and will be discharged after his furlough.
Ens. William K. McAfee has been assigned to
a Liberty ship, the S. S. A. Franke Lever and is on his way to
Japan. He returned to the states recently after being in Antwerp,
The Corsicana Daily Sun - Monday, October 8,
McAFEE, MILTON ANDERSON, age
85, passed Friday, May 21, 2004, surrounded by his loving family. By his side
were his wife Deurelle; his daughter Teresa Gail McAfee, her daughter Jennifer
Cheers and fiancé Kurt Lewis; his daughter, Lennda Schuetz and husband, Edward,
their children Kelly and Steven; his son Bruce; his son Michael and wife Linda,
their children Lauren and baby Bethany, Jessica, Michael, and Ryan.
Milton is also
survived by his brother Bill McAfee and wife Anne and their children: Susan,
Mark, Karen, Laura, and Nancy; and 12 grandchildren; his son-in-law Ken Cheers;
his grandson Joshua Robertson and wife Marcy and their children: Julia, Haley,
Joshua, and Emma; his grandson Kristopher Cheers; his nephew Benjamin Hardy; and
niece Helen Hardy Smith.
preceded in death by his father Terry Reno McAfee; his mother Mary Dee Anderson
McAfee, his step-mother Maggie Kerr McAfee, his sister Marie McAfee Hardy and
her husband Floyd Hardy, and his brothers Hugh Kerr McAfee and
Nathan Garrett McAfee.
born on June 6, 1918 in Corsicana, TX. He lived and raised his family in Dallas
and retired from a career as Publications Manager and Manager of Central
Printing at Texas Instruments in 1982. He also retired as a Lt. Col. from the US
Army where he served overseas in both
WWII and the
Korean War. He was a member
of the 36th Div. in the Texas National Guard, served with the 10th Air Force in
China-Burma-India, and with the 1st Armored Div., at Ft. Hood. He also taught
communications at the OCS Artillery School at Ft. Sill, OK, and served with the
25th Infantry Div. in Korea. He was a graduate of Corsicana High School; studied
Marketing and Advertising at New York University and received Bachelors and
Masters Degrees from SMU. Milton was an avid tree farmer and organic gardener
and loved the outdoors.
receive friends from 6-8:00 PM on Monday, May 24, 2004 at Restland Funeral Home.
Services will be at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, May 25, 2004 at Restland's Wildwood
Chapel. Donations can be made to the Visiting Nurses Association, the Texas
Folklore Society, the University Park Library, or the Texas Forestry
Milton was loved and will be
greatly missed by all those who knew him. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy,
peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.
MILTON A. McAFEE
LTC US ARMY
JUN 6, 1918 - MAY 21, 2004
Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas