WORTHINGTON ---- Edward Lee, 72, of Worthington, passed away at 11:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at his residence.
He was born Sept. 24, 1931 in Clay County, the son of Matthew and Jennie (Beatty) Lee.
He worked in construction, retiring from United Construction Company in Casey, Ill.
He is survived by his wife, Loretta (Easterday) Lee, whom he married on Sept. 1, 1956.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Sue Lee on June 8, 1998; two infant sons Garry Richard Lee and James Allen Lee; a brother William Thomas Lee; and his parents.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Worthington Cemetery.
There will be a private family visitation at Welch & Cornett Worthington Chapel prior to the graveside service.