Tahlequah Daily Press


June 26, 2014

David Lee Wayne

TAHLEQUAH — TAHLEQUAH – Services for David Wayne Lee will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Reed-Culver Chapel, with Matt Lawrence officiating. Interment will follow at Bunch Cemetery in Adair County.

Visitation will be held from noon to 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 25, at Reed-Culver Chapel. Online condolences for the family can be left at www.reedculver.com.

Pallbearers for David include Jack King, Lane Payne, Bill Reese, C.J. Hart, Kyle Black and David Allen Lee. Honorary pallbearers include James Oliver and Billy Hayes.  

David Wayne Lee was born on Dec. 12, 1959 in Stilwell, the son of Earl F. and Ruby Jean (Tom) Lee. When he lived in the area, he earned a living working construction or cooking in restaurants.

He enjoyed his time off while fishing with friends and family. or looking for that special bargain at flea markets and garage sales.

David was friendly and outgoing. He was always willing to take the time to share a cup of coffee and a visit. He loved time spent with his family and sharing a meal and a visit.

A Baptist by faith, the Lord called David home from his labors on June 21, 2014 in Checotah.

David was 54 years old. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.  

David is preceded in death by his father, Earl F. Lee; his grandparents; and one nephew, Brent Lee Black.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Linda McKissack-Lee of Checotah.

He leaves his mother, Ruby Jean Lee,  of the home in Fort Gibson; one son, David Allen Lee, of Muskogee; and one daughter, Micky Lee, of Florida; and one stepdaughter, Laura Cowan and husband Chris, of Oklahoma City.

David leaves three sisters, Mary Ross and husband Edgar of Fort Gibson, Earlean Duncan and husband Stan of Henderson, Texas, and Sheila Strickland and husband Keith of Tampa, Florida. His legacy lives on in his grandchildren, Desirae Lee of Fort Gibson, David Gene Lee of Tahlequah; and his three step-grandchildren, Travis Stokes, Lane Payne, and Blake Cowan; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends and loved ones.

Reed-Culver Funeral Home, 117 W. Delaware, 918-456-2551.

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