Coutee, Sr.

Joseph McKinley Coutee, Sr., of Central Point, Ore., was born May 21, 1928, in Saline, La., and passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at the age of 83.

Joseph was an adoring husband and wonderful father. He loved golf, traveling and his faith. His first love and priority was his family, whom he stood diligently beside through good times and bad. Joseph was a charming man and will be greatly missed and loved always.

He is survived by his loving wife, Margaret Coutee; his three children, Theresa Royer, Ronald Coutee, and Joseph Coutee, Jr.; as well as his four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services for Joseph will be held at Shepherd of the Valley Catholic Church, on July 26, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., with reception to follow. For those that are able, donations to the church for their services would be greatly appreciated.