Mr. Partee was a charter member of Crievewood Baptist Church (church founded in his home). He was a Navy Veteran of WW II and a graduate of Central High School, Middle TN State University and Peabody College. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Buford Lee (Pete) Partee and a brother-in-law, Robert Schutt. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Frances Partee, daughters, Julia Ann (Rick) Chester, and Diane Romeo; grandchildren Kelli Clark (Travis), David Romeo and Rachel Romeo; sister, Zelma Schutt; sister-in-law, Sarah Partee and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends for visitation at Crievewood Baptist Church, 480 Hogan Road, Nashville, TN 37220 from 4-8 P.M. Friday and Saturday, January 31st from 10 a.m. until time of service. Funeral Services will at Crievewood Baptist Church, Saturday, January 31st at 11a.m. Dr. Joseph Rosas officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Berean Sunday School Class and Board of Directors of Moreland II. Active Pallbearers will be Roy Cooksey, Chuck Hutsell, Lillard Brown, Charles West, Ken White, Mickey Thomas, T.J. Evans and David Romeo. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Crievewood Baptist Church Bldg. Fund or Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203. Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park.