Franklin – John Henry Lee, III, 87, passed away November 26, 2017 at his home. Mr. Lee was a native of Richmond and was a son of the late John Henry Lee Jr and Margaret Talley Lee Dunn and was also predeceased by a brother Phillip Lee. He was a graduate of John Marshall High School in Richmond where he was a cadet. He was retired after 35 years of service from Gulf Oil Company (1948-1983) and was a Sales Manager for S.W. Rawls, Inc. in Franklin from 1983 until his retirement in 1995. He was a former member of the Hunterdale Ruritan Club, the Roanoke Tar River Hunt Club, Gulf Oil Retirement Club and a former volunteer at Southampton Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Franklin Baptist Church.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of seventy years Marjorie Allen Lee, one daughter Sandra Lee Cobb and her husband Eric of Gibsonville, NC, one son John Allen Lee and his wife Adrian of Franklin, one grandson Taylor Allen Lee and his wife Cayleigh and one great granddaughter Mara Lee all of Maine.
A funeral will be held at 11 AM Wednesday November 29, 2017 in the Franklin Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Gibson and the Rev. Dr. Charles Qualls officiating. The burial will be at Maury Cemetery in Richmond. Memorial donations may be made to Franklin Baptist Church. www.wrightfuneralhome.org
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