KATHLEEN - William Lamar "Pops" Dees, 71, of Kathleen, Florida, entered into eternal rest on February 14, 2013 due to congestive heart failure.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Dees, and son, William Lamar Dees, II. He is survived by his children, Lavern Ritter (Terry), Lori Red (Christopher), and Michael Dees (Joy); sisters, Margaret Thomas and Arlene Owens (Thurman); and 6 grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, February 20 at 11:00 A.M. at Gibsonia Baptist Church, 5440 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, where the family will receive beginning at 10:00 A.M. Interment to follow at Bethel Cemetery, Lakeland. Expressions of condolence at www.hopewellfuneral.com