Funeral service for Danny Ray Lee, age 69, of Oak Hill, who died Saturday, October 20, 2012 will be 12:00 noon, Friday, October 26 at First Baptist Church in Oak Hill. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 25 at the church.
Born in Cross City, Florida, Mr. Lee, who came to this area as a child, worked over 30 years in the citrus business before retiring in 2010. He also mowed and kept our highways clean, was a member of First Baptist Church, and the Florida Citrus Growers Association. Mr. Lee enjoyed the simple things in life: laughing, telling jokes, riding through orange groves, and watching car races, but his biggest joy was his family. He passed doing what he loved.
Survivors include 1 son, Daryl (Tracie) Lee; 1 daughter, Denise (Chris) Bosley; 5 grandchildren, Darby and Darcy Lee, Cassie, Christian and Danielle Bosley; 2 great grandchildren, Colin and Makena Dobbins; 5 stepchildren, Mark, Ray, Joel and John Malcolm, and Julie Brown; 1 sister, Bertie (J.B.) Langston; 15 step-grandchildren; 13 step-great grandchildren; his former wife, Roberta Lee; and numerous nieces and nephews to whom he was a father figure. Mr. Lee was preceded in death by his wife of 20 years, Georgia Malcom Lee; and his siblings, Orlando "Pete" Lee, Betty Clark, Bill Lee, Myrtle Russell, and Mary Dodd.
Memorial donations in Mr. Lee's name may be made to the Oak Hill Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 753, Oak Hill, Florida 32759.