George William LeeSeptember 24, 1931 ~ September 1, 2017 (age 85)
Age 85 of Portsmouth, passed away at his home on Thursday, August 31, 2017. He was born on September 24, 1932 in Madison County, OH to Harry and Sylvia (McKnight) Lee. George served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict, worked as a laborer in the automotive area, and eventually retired from Premix EMS of Lancaster in 1994. He was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan, enjoyed riding in cars and attending the Circleville pumpkin show. More than anything, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
George is survived by his daughters, Dora (Dale) Keaton of Wheelersburg, Paula (Darren) Adkins of Grayson, KY, Sara (Fred) Maya of Lake Wells, FL, Beth (Anthony) Culver of Portsmouth; brothers, Harry Lee of FL, Harold Lee of South Bloomfield; sister, Bertha Foutz of Circleville; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty in 2005; son, Bill Lee; one brother and four sisters; great-grandchild, Bradon Galloway.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at D.W. SWICK-NELSON FUNERAL HOME in New Boston with Pastor Jim Benner officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg. Military rites will be provided by James Dickey Post #23, American Legion. Friends may call one hour prior to the funeral. Online condolences may be shared at www.DWSwickNelsonFuneralHome.com.