Harold A. Lee, 85, of Spencer, W.Va., formerly of Clay, W.Va., died Sept. 24, 2012, at the Miletree Center in Spencer, after an extended illness.
"Big Lee" was born Dec. 8, 1926, in Kanawha County, W.Va., a son of the late Robert E. and Grace Young Lee.
He was a retired West Virginia State Policeman, having served from 1954-1981. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of First Baptist Church in Spencer. He enjoyed hunting, collecting antiques and stamps and loved flying and taking flight lessons.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Puckett Lee, who was originally from Logan, W.Va.; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles W. and Nita Lee of Spencer; one sister, Jean Wise of Pt. Pleasant, W.Va.; and four grandchildren, James Lee and his wife, Amanda, and Kimberly, Tyler and Taylor Lee.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Russell Addison Lee; and a sister, Lorraine Pleasants.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Doug Sandy and the Rev. Mike King officiating. A private family burial will be held at a later date at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Pecks Mill, W.Va. Visitation is two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.