Lewis Austin Lee Sr., 85

Published 3:25 pm Tuesday, December 2, 2014

CALIFORNIA, December 2 — Lewis Austin Lee Sr., 85 of Chula Vista, CA and formerly of Rice, died Wednesday, November 26, 2014.

He is survived by six children, Warren Lee (Sylvia), Debra Oliver, Pamela Anthony-Bernier (Kent), Jeannette Payne, Reginald Lee (Liz) and Michael Lee; daughter-in-law, Diana Gant; brothers, Alvin Lee (Helen) and James Lee (Iona); sister, Mattie Day; nineteen grandchildren, fifty-five great-grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Queen Lee; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 5 at 11 a.m. at High Rock Baptist Church, Rice, with interment in the Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Amelia.

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Michael W. Hawkes Funeral Home, Amelia, is in charge of arrangements. www.hawkesfh.com