Funeral services for James H. "Jimmy" Lee, 69, of DeRidder, will be held at 1 p.m. on May 31 in the Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in DeRidder, with Rev. George L. Glass, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home in DeRidder. Jimmy passed away May 28, 2013, in his residence in DeRidder. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. on May 28, and from 9 a.m. until time of the service on May 31 in Labby Memorial Funeral Home in DeRidder. Jimmy was the son of the late L.C. and Helen Cain Lee and was born on March 1, 1944.
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Jimmy was a lifelong resident of DeRidder. He was a self-employed real estate agent and developer and owner of Cain-Lee Insurance Agency. He was also a rancher and breeder of Appaloosa horses and Black Angus cattle and a member of the Louisiana and Beauregard Parish Cattlemen's Associations. Jimmy was a graduate of DeRidder High School and attended McNeese State University. He was a Life Member of the National Rifle Association(NRA), an avid collector of firearms and an avid outdoorsman. He was a benefactor of the Civil War Reenactment in DeRidder and a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church in DeRidder.
Jimmy is survived by two daughters, Paige Lee Borel and husband Phillip, and Stacey Lee Hewitt and husband Charles, all of DeRidder; and three grandchildren, Megan, Ryan and Cody. Friends and family may leave words of comfort at www.labbymemorial.com.
Published in Deridder Daily News on May 30, 2013