JEFFERSON - William E. Lee, 68, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2012.
He was born in Jackson County, the son of the late Garland and Noler Lee. Mr. Lee was a member of the Maysville Methodist Church and was a retired maintenance man with the Johns Manville Company in Winder. His sister, Sarah Kidd, and brothers, Jesse Alonzo Lee, Alfred Junior Lee and Billy Melvin Lee, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Jones Lee, Jefferson; children, Stacey and Rich Rutherford, Commerce, Richard and Stephanie Lee, Jefferson, and Jeff and Kathy Lee, Maysville; brother and sister-in-law, Roy E. and Estelene Lee, Gillsville; grandchildren, Tyler and Courtney Lee, Brooke and Chaz Ardis, Travis and Erika Hutchins, Madison Rutherford, and Maliah and MiaBella Lee; and a great-grandchild, Peyton Ardis.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 5, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Revs. Dugar Strickland and Joe Hardy officiating. The burial will follow in the Evans Memory Gardens with Chris Jones, Mark Jones, Shay Patton, Josh Patton, Cain Tate and Hopper Alexander honored as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Trevor Jones, Tyler Lee, Travis Hutchins and Ned Appleby. The visitation will be held on Thursday, October 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online Condolences at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com