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HAROLD LEE

Martha SparksSociety Editor

September 25, 2012

HAROLD LEE

SPENCER, W.Va. — Lt. Harold A. Lee, 85, of Spencer, formerly of Clay, passed away Monday, September 24, 2012, at the Miletree Center in Spencer after an extended illness.


“Big Lee” was born December 8, 1926, in Kanawha County, a son of the late Robert E. and Grace Young Lee. Also preceding him in death was an infant son, Russell Addison Lee, and a sister, Lorraine Pleasants.


He was a retired West Virginia State Policeman having served from 1954 to 1981. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Spencer. He enjoyed hunting, collecting antiques and stamps and loved flying and taking flight lessons.


Survivors include his wife, Thelma Puckett Lee, who was originally from Logan; one son, Charles W. (Nita) Lee of Spencer; one sister, Jean Wise of Pt. Pleasant, and four grandchildren, James (Amanda) Lee and Kimberly, Tyler and Taylor Lee.


Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 29, at the Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Sandy and Rev. Mike King officiating. A private family burial will be held at a later date at the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Pecks Mill.


Visitation will begin two hours prior to services Saturday at the funeral home.


Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of the arrangements.