Mr. Andrew C. Partee Jr.

Mr. Andrew C. Partee Jr., 83, formerly of New Orleans, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at Wesley Woods of Newnan-Peachtree City. He was born Sept. 13, 1930, in Decatur, GA, to the late Andrew Clayton Partee and Marie Jordan Partee.

Mr. Partee received his undergraduate degree in English from Emory University and his Juris Doctorate degree from Emory University School of Law. Andy practiced law in New Orleans for nearly 50 years where he was a partner at Chaffe McCall LLP. In the legal community, he was widely regarded as one of the finest labor lawyers in the Southeast. Ever the academic, he was an avid crossword puzzle solver and enjoyed playing bridge. He was a fan of his beloved New Orleans Saints.

The memorial service is Saturday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, GA, with Pastor Martha Stewart officiating. Rather than flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to Wesley-Woods of Newnan-Peachtree City, 2280 North Hwy. 29, Newnan, GA 30265.

Condolences can be expressed online at .

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Smith Nowell; sister, Olive Braley; children, Layne Partee, Michelle Partee, Mindy Partee, Lynn Fischgrund, Diehl Beasley, Lukas Beasley, Beth Beasley, Malcolm Beasley; and seven grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580.

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