Robert Lee


JACKSON CENTER — Robert D. Lee, 72, of Jackson Center, died 5:09 p.m., Sun. April 6, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. He was born Oct. 9, 1941, in Spencerville, OH, the son of Dean & Thelma (South) Lee, who preceded him in death. On Nov. 27, 1965, he married Grace A. Shepard, and she died Nov. 18, 1997.

Survivors include, 4 children, Barbara (Jason Burt) Wisen, Jackson Center, Robert Lee II, Wapakoneta, Elizabeth (Ronald) Tuttle, Jackson Center, Donald (Joslin) Lee, Jackson Center, 16 grandchildren & 8 great grandchildren, Siblings, John Lee, St. Marys, OH, Paul (Carolyn) Lee, Spencerville, Dorothy Martin, Wapakoneta, Dennis Lee, Van Wert, OH, Larry Lee, Wapakoneta, Walter Lee, Jackson Center, a sister-in-law, Shirley Lee, Wapakoneta, and numerous nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by 2 children, Gregory & Holly Lee; brothers, Charles, James, Raymond & David Lee; and a sister, Shirley Ann Lee.

Bob worked as a security guard with Securitas. He enjoyed reading, being outdoors, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Fri. April 11, 2014, at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, St. Rt. 501, Wapakoneta, Pastor Charles H. Johnson officiating. Burial is to follow in the Glen Cemetery, Port Jefferson, OH. The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m., Thurs. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed Jackson Center Rescue Squad.

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Published in The Lima News from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2014