Nehemiah Jacob McKee, age 26, of Wilmington, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021 at Miami Valley South Hospital in Centerville. He was born November 2, 1994, in Cincinnati, Ohio the son of Bruce and Vanessa D. (Dixson) McKee. Nehemiah was famously known for his infectious smile and personable attitude; He’d never met a stranger. Nehemiah was a 2013 Graduate of Wilmington High School. During those years he was active in many endeavors. He was a lifetime member of Bible Missionary Baptist Church, a tutor in the “Harvest of Gold” program and a volunteer in the Project Trust program. Additional extracurricular activities included being a Varsity Letterman and Captain of the Soccer Team, Varsity Letterman in Bowling, active in the Theatre Department, and serving as Prom King. He is survived by his parents, Bruce and Vanessa McKee of Wilmington; maternal grandmother Kathleen Dixson of Charlotte, North Carolina; siblings, Alexis (Brian Carter) McKee of Wilmington, Angelica (Anthony) Branham of Wilmington, Langdon (Sydney Hobbs) McKee of Fresno, California, and Vanessa Cheyann McKee of Wilmington; nieces and nephews, Kallaje Carter, Genesis and Zemirah Branham; several aunts and uncles; and many, many friends. He is preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Virginia Dixson and Alfred Dixson; and paternal grandparents, Evelyn McKee and Robert McKee. Funeral services will be held 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 14th, 2021 at Bible Missionary Baptist Church located at 243 Grant St. Wilmington, OH 45177. Pastor Kurtis Summerville will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5pm until the time of service at 7:00 p.m. at the church. The family has requested that all guests wear a mask and practice social distancing. Brown Funeral Home, Wilmington is assisting the family. To leave an on-line condolence, please visit www.arehart-brown.com, or see our Facebook page, Brown Funeral Home.
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