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William Lee

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William Lee Obituary
LEE, William WILLIAM J. "BILL" LEE William J. "Bill" Lee was born December 15, 1925 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Colie R. Lee, and he passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014. He was the second of five children who were all born and raised in Clayton County GA. Bill graduated from Forest Park High School in 1942. He also attended the Atlanta Law School and graduated in 1961 with an LL.B, degree. After high school, Mr. Lee served in the Navy during WWII. After his time was served, he began working with Southern Railway, now Norfolk Southern, in 1947. He retired from Norfolk Southern in 1987 after a successful career. In 1956, Bill Lee was elected to serve the citizens of Clayton County in the Georgia House of Representatives, and retired in 1998, after 42 years of service to the people of this community and state. Bill is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary; children, Rex (Lisa) and Trixie (Don) and "4 perfect grandchildren"; Jeremy, Tyler, Sunni and Rebekah. Also surviving include his brothers, Gene Lee and Jere Lee, sister Carolyn Nipper, nieces and nephews and a host of great friends. Funeral Services are scheduled for Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1:00pm at First Baptist of Forest Park following with burial at Forest Hills Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00-4:00pm & 6:00-8:00 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to , Georgia Chapter, 1925 Century Blvd., NE, Suite 10, Atlanta, GA 30345-3315. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, 2014
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