Randolph M. Lee, 63, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of Citrus County. He was born July 30, 1949, in Dade City, Fla., to Ralph J. and Mary E. (Ullrich) Lee.
He came here 42 years ago from Dade City. He was the second-generation owner of Lee's Certified Welding of Homosassa, Fla. His hobbies were antique tractors, farm equipment and gardening. He was a member of Centralia New Life Church.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Beverly Lee of Homosassa, Fla.; daughter Michelle Zuidema (John) of Homosassa, Fla.; brother Ernest Lee (Cynthia) of Crystal River, Fla.; and granddaughter Chloe of Homosassa, Fla.
A funeral service will be conducted Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Crystal River, Fla., with the Revs. Lee and Cache Blevins officiating. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow at the Magnolia Cemetery in Lecanto, Fla. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests those who wish may make a memorial contribution to Hospice of Citrus County at P.O. Box 641270 Beverly Hills, FL 34464.