Lewis Lee Jr., 78, a retired General Motors worker, died Sunday (Nov. 24, 2002) in his Buffalo home after a brief illness.
Born in Laurens, S.C., he served in the Army in Europe during World War II. He came to Buffalo after the war and worked as a machinist for the General Motors engine plant in the Town of Tonawanda. He retired in 1982.
Active in Greater Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ, he was a member of the deacons board.
His wife of 52 years, the former Carrie Daniels, died in 1999.
Surviving are two sons, Dr. Mallory of Miami and Basil of Buffalo; four daughters, Freda Brown of Atlanta, Judi Ali and Toni Tucker, both of Cheektowaga, and Joan Hamilton of Detroit; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Greater Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ, 943 Jefferson Ave., after a wake at 10. Burial will be in Forest Lawn.