LaGrange City Councilman LeGree McCamey passes away

Published 10:47 am Thursday, January 20, 2022

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District 2 LaGrange City Councilman LeGree McCamey passed away Thursday at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center, according to a press release from the city of LaGrange.

“LeGree was always a team player,” said good friend and fellow District 2 City Councilman Dr. Willie T. Edmondson in a press release. “He did what he felt was best for all of the city residents. He was a great advocate for District 2.”

“Councilman McCamey served with the council for 14 years,” said Mayor Jim Thornton. “He was thoughtful and kind and worked hard to make LaGrange a better city. LeGree will be missed by all of us.”

McCamey was first elected to the LaGrange City Council in 2007 and served District 2 for 14 years.

“LeGree McCamey was a strong supporter of the City of LaGrange,” said City Manager Meg Kelsey. “He was quiet and reserved but carried a strong voice and vision. His leadership and guidance will be forever missed.”

McCamey was 63 years old.