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MAGEE, JR.,, Archibald Carter

MAGEE, JR.,, Archibald Carter

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MAGEE, JR., Archibald Carter October 13, 1954 - February 14, 2019 Archibald Carter (Chip) Magee Jr., 64, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019. He bravely faced Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease for nearly seven years. Chip was born on October 13, 1954, in Wiesbaden, Germany. He graduated from North Cross School, Hampden-Sydney College, and Washington and Lee University School of Law. He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Lancaster Magee; sister, Donna Magee Neal; and nephew, Richard Henry "Max" Magee. Chip is survived by his wife of 35 years, Leslie Cochran Magee; son, John Carter Magee of Denver, Colo.; daughters, Julia Parks Magee of Baltimore, Md., and Caroline Lancaster Magee of Washington, D.C.; brother, Richard Warren Magee and wife, Katherine Hecker Magee, of Greensboro, N.C.; and many extended family members. Chip was an AV-rated attorney and founding partner of Magee Goldstein Lasky and Sayers. He used his extensive knowledge of the law to give back to his alma mater as an adjunct professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law. Chip was an instrument rated private pilot and enjoyed flying his family on vacation trips for many years. A lifelong athlete, Chip participated in sports throughout high school and college and competed in triathlons as an adult. Most importantly, Chip cherished his family and many friends. A Celebration of his Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 18, 2019, at St. John's Episcopal Church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association via Caroline Magee's Walk to End Alzheimer's team: Chippy's Chicas which can be found at Please scan the QR Code below to be directed to a contribution page. Arrangements handled by Oakey's Roanoke Chapel, Roanoke, Va., (540) 982-2100.


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I am so very sorry to hear this sad news. Keeping friends and family in my prayers🙏😢

Lloyd Spear

Am saddened to learn of Chip's passing, just 40 years after our graduation ferom law school. I send warm wishes to his family. Lloyd


To Chip's family: I first met Chip when he graduated and became Law Clerk for Judge Clyde Pearson at the USBC. That smile of his had all of us the first time he came in. He was such a delight to work with and had us laughing most of the time. After he left the Court he became a regular in the office and courtroom and still carried that smile. He fought the battle with dignity and courage until the end. My heart is saddened like so many others at his loss and I will always feel fortunate to have known him.
Diana Woods


I am so saddened to hear of the passing of Chip Magee, Judge Pearson’s first Law Clerk in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Chip was an amazing young man who had a lot to give back to society and his passing was far too soon. May he soar on the wings of Angels. God bless his family and friends. He will be sorely missed.

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