George E. Lee
George E. Lee, 94, of Clarks Hill, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013 in Creasy Springs Health Campus in Lafayette.
George was born on February 22, 1919 in Kempton, IN to the late James Martin Lee and Flora Belle (Wilson) Lee.
He graduated from Kempton High School in 1937. George served his country in the United States Army during World War II
. He was a Staff Sargent while he was stationed in the European theater and received a Purple Heart
On August 24, 1946, he married Evelyn Mae Parvis in the Parsonage at Colfax, IN. She preceded him in death on September 25, 2008.
George worked for Purdue University
in the auto maintenance department from 1957 until 1981 when he retired. He had previously worked for Ford Garage in Frankfort.
He was a member of Clarks Hill Christian Church, Miller Lodge #246, and the American Legion of Colfax. George loved to spend time with his family, fishing, planting flowers, and bird watching-especially his wrens.
George is survived by his daughter, Dianne McMurtrie (husband: Harold Dean) of Clarks Hill. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Michelle Zarse (husband: David) of Clarks Hill and Rick Rascoe (wife: Amy) of Rensselaer; 9 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
Services will be held at Fisher Funeral Chapel on Wednesday May 22, 2013 at 1pm with Matt Prelock officiating. Interment will follow at Concord Cemetery, Stockwell with full Military Honors. Friends may call Wednesday from 11 to 1pm at Fisher Funeral Chapel.
You may light a Candle of Hope in Remembrance of George by visiting www.fisherfuneralchapel.com