Born March 19, 1934, in Binger, Okla., son of Ruby Morris Lee, and the late Jimmie O. Lee, he was a lifelong resident of Hornersville, a Hornersville High School graduate, and a U.S. Army veteran. He was also a farmer and a truck driver for many years until retirement.
Survivors include his mother, Ruby M. Lee, of Kennett; two sons, David Lee, of Brandon, Miss., and Mike Baker, of Michigan; one brother, Jimmie Lee and wife, Marita, of Hornersville; one sister, Wilma Droke and husband, Chris, of Hornersville; two nephews, Jason Droke and Terry Lee; two nieces, Jackie McCormick and Deborah Russell, and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jimmie O. Lee.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time at 11 a.m., Friday, June 3, at the United Methodist Church in Hornersville.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, June 3, at the United Methodist Church in Hornersville with Revs. Jim Pemberton and Paul Moore officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are James Lowrey, Tony Kackley, Gene Felker, Rodger Howart, Bobby Burdette and Ronnie Lea.
Honorary pallbearers are Don May and Eual Brown.
In lieu of flowers, the family asked that any donations be made to the Cancer Society or the United Methodist Church.
Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Ark., is in charge of arrangements.