American Veteran 01

Donald Ray Lee

December 22, 1946 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 74)


Donald Ray Lee, 74, of Four Oaks passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Johnston UNC Health in Clayton, NC. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 11:00 am at Hills of the Neuse Memory Gardens, Smithfield, NC. Officiating the service will be Rev. Wayne Dunn. Survivors of Mr. Lee include his wife, Jo Ann B. Lee of Four Oaks; sons, Brian Keith Lee of Fuquay; Brandon Ray Lee and wife Krystal of Smithfield; grandchildren, Carson, Jackson, Hampton and Clara May Lee, brother, Steve and Lisa Lee of Princeton; Carlton Lee of Four Oaks; several nieces and nephews. 

Mr. Lee was preceded in death by his parents; Ira B. Lee and Lommie Allen Lee, sister; Peggy Lee, brother; Jerry Lee.

Donald was born and raised on a farm in Johnston County. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. from 1968-1971. His family was his life and he was a beloved husband, father and papa. He was a dedicated and a loyal member of Lee's Union Advent Christian Church in Four Oaks. He was a determined and hardworking man who never gave up, even to the end. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. 

Mr. Lee will be available for viewing and you will be able to sign the register book from 2:00PM-4:30PM on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at West & Dunn Funeral Home in Benson, NC. The family will not be present during this time.

***Visitors will be received at the home of Donald and Jo Ann Lee***

Flowers are welcome but memorials may be made to Lee's Union Advent Christian Church attention Jo Ann B. Lee.

In order to stay in compliance with the North Carolina State COVID law, please practice social distancing measures and a mask must be worn at all services.

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Services have been entrusted to West & Dunn Funeral Home of Benson, North Carolina

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December 31, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
West & Dunn Funeral Home
208 West Main Street
Benson, NC 27504

Graveside Service
January 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Smithfield (Neuse Memory Gardens, NC)

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