Alex McKee Death | Alex McKee Obituary – It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Alec McKee, mastermind of the 1989 Irish Cup campaign.
To wife Margaret, children Valerie, Karen and Colin, and to his wider family and circle of friends we extend our prayers and deepest sympathies.
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It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Alec McKee, mastermind of the 1989 Irish Cup campaign.
To wife Margaret, children Valerie, Karen and Colin, and to his wider family and circle of friends we extend our prayers and deepest sympathies. pic.twitter.com/v70VgC01rg
— Ballymena United FC (@BallymenaUnited) September 26, 2020
We heard about the great loss, that Alec McKee is no more and has reportedly passed away. We are made to known about his death on September 25, 2020.
We mourn with the family of Alec McKee for this great loss. Please received our heartfelt condolences.
For every start of a journey, there must be an end. His journey has sadly come to an end on earth.
Tributes to Alec McKee
Friends, Family and loved ones are extremely sad and currently grieving as the news of his decease was made known.
“I’m absolutely gutted,” he wrote on the Ballymena Facebook page. “I’ve known Alex since schoolboy internationals and had the pleasure of playing for him at three different clubs.
“He was a gentleman, a friend and a very special man. My condolences and sympathy go to all Alex’s family.”
Platt, who led United to Irish Cup success in 1984, said: “Alex was Ballymena through and through. A good player, manager and ambassador for BUFC. RIP Alex.”
Ballymena-born broadcaster Jackie Fullerton said he was “deeply saddened” by McKee’s passing and described the former United boss as a “true football man”.
“Alex was known the length and breadth of Northern Ireland for his contribution to schoolboy and youth football,” he said.
“He also had a real passion and association with rugby and cricket in Ballymena, but will be forever remembered for his legendary status at the Showgrounds.
“I know leading his home town to Irish Cup glory in 1989 meant a lot to Alex and he will be forever remembered for delivering a really special moment to the club.”
Ballymena United, who will hold a minute’s silence before today’s friendly with Queen’s University, offered its condolences to the McKee family.
A statement read: “To wife Margaret, children Valerie, Karen and Colin, and to the wider family and circle of friends, we extend our prayers and deepest sympathies.”
Alec McKee Cause of Death
Alec McKee cause of death has never been made public. We will surely update this news as soon as we are able to get more information regarding his death.
Alec McKee Obituary | Funeral Arrangement | GoFundMe page
The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements. We also not aware if any GoFundMe was created by the family or friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.
This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.
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