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“Lee was admired and respected by all that worked with and for him. A man of integrity and patience. He knew my father also who had retired years...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Phil Wells - Houston, TX

“I knew Lee from the refinery and admired and liked him very much. He was easy to talk to and everyone was his friend. He also knew my father who...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Phil Wells - Houston, TX

3 of 7 | Posted by: LARRY AND BREDA OTWELL - AR

“Ricky I just heard the news from my dad. I'm so sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort for you and your family during this difficult...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sandy Evans Tackett - Mandeville, LA

“May God bless and comfort you and your family during this difficult period; please accept my sincere condolences. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Clean Arte - Houston, TX

“Paula, Randy and all,My heartfelt condolences on the loss of your wonderful dad. His proud legacy is the wonderful family he and Jackie gave us. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jimi DeRouen - Ventura, CA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of loss. Your father, grandfather, great-grandfather was, as you all know, a great man in all...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Bill Spreafico - Canton, MS

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James was born on June 25, 1927 and passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019.

James was a resident of Louisiana at the time of passing.

His family moved to Lake Charles in 1936 and he graduated from LaGrange High School in 1944.

Lee enlisted in the Merchant Marines at the age of 17 and was drafted into the Army Air Corps a year later.