Vicki Sue McKee Mandley, 61, of Wooster, Ohio passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loved ones, on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 after a long struggle with cancer.
She was born on January 30, 1961 to R. Dwight and Yvonne N. Bonnie McKee at Wooster Community Hospital. Vicki was a 1979 graduate of Triway High School. She was very outgoing, and had a smile that would light up any room. After graduation Vicki was employed at Rubbermaid, Bell & Howell, Proquest, and Snap-On, all in Wooster.
She was definitely an animal lover. She started riding and showing horses as soon as she could walk. Vicki spent her whole youth years in 4-H, then showing Open Horse Shows. She eventually moved into the American Quarter Horse Show Circuit. Vicki was also a 4-H advisor and horse show judge for many years.
Vicki met the love of her life and got married to David Howard Mandley of Medina, Ohio on April 20, 1985. He survives. They built their home on Vicki s family farm and raised two daughters, of whom Vicki introduced to, and included them in, her love of animals and showing of horses.
In addition to her husband, David, surviving are daughters Cortney Marie (JD) Breneman and Morgan Ann (Spencer Young) Mandley, grandson Banks Breneman, her mother Yvonne N. Bonnie McKee, sister Sherry Lynn McKee (Bill) Napier, brother-in-law Howard (Donna) Mandley, nieces and nephews Brandy Napier, Cody (Chelsea) Napier, Chole Napier, Cassendra (Daren) Dawson, Megan Dawson, Maddie Dawson, Tessa Mandley, Chip McKee, and Tristan Keehn.
Vicki was preceded in death by her father R. Dwight McKee, her brother Randy McKee, and grandparents Ralph and Rhea McKee, and Mary Zaring.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2022 from 4:00PM 7:00PM at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., in Wooster.
Vicki will be greatly loved and missed by her family, friends, and all that met her. We will never forget her smile, personality, and love of family!
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
Saturday, April 16, 2022 from 4:00PM 7:00PM at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., in Wooster.