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James Richard Lee, 90, of Swisher Hill, passed away on Nov. 30, 2017 at Rosewood Center in Grafton.
He was born on May 4, 1927, in Marion County, to the late Marvin E. and Beulah Jane (Jackson) Lee.
James is survived by his children, Allen M. Lee and his wife Brenda L. of Swisher Hill, Randy M. Lee and his wife Brenda G. of Swisher Hill, Sheila DeAnn Moran and her husband Mark of Milpitas, California; sisters, Eleanor Angelilli of Fairmont and Helen Jean Sturm of Swisher Hill; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his son, Richard V. Lee; brothers, Robert E. Lee, George W. Lee and Jerry Lee; sisters, Loretta Malcom, Arlene Straight, Mary Barta and Susan Inavinet.
James loved attending church and was a member of the Everson Baptist Church. He was a retired coal miner and worked at Williams and Loveridge Mines. James loved mowing grass and gardening.
The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Rosewood Center and to his home caregivers, Agnes and Mercedes, and special thanks to Tony Orsini for cutting his hair.
Family and friends will be received from 2-8 p.m. Monday at Harmer Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Harmer Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Tennant officiating. Interment will follow at the I.O.O.F Cemetery in Enterprise.
Online memories and condolences may be shared at www.harmerfuneralhome.com.
A service of the Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston.
Published on December 2, 2017
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