Albert Lawrence Lee, Jr., 82, of Savannah, Georgia, was called home Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.
He was born in Apalachicola on Jan. 9, 1936. Albert was the son of the late Mabel Walton Harris and Albert Lee, Sr. of Apalachicola.
He was inducted in the U.S. Army on Oct. 6, 1953. Decorations and honors received include the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was proud to serve his country and worked diligently in the Artillery and Guided Missile Center at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
On Aug. 20, 2015, he was united in holy matrimony to Mary Smith Lee in Savannah, Georgia.
Albert was preceded in death by his parents, the late Albert Lee, Sr. and Mabel Walton Harris; grandparents Willie H. Walton and Cathlean Walton of Apalachicola; granddaughter Carmia Lee, of Apalachicola; and special uncle and aunt, Moses and Inez McGuire, of Defuniak Springs.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories a devoted and loving wife, Mary Smith Lee; a loving daughter, Lisa Lee Harvey, of Apalachicola; sons Ronald Lee Brown, of Port St. Joe, and Calvin Lee of Key West; sister Mamie C. Harris of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Stephon Brandon Cargill, Jr and Krystle Baucham; great-grandchildren, Jamarie Lee, Shazmaine Windham, Veronte Aira Lee, and Arryonna Cargill; and a special great-granddaughter, Ms. Paris Baucham; and a host of cousins, nephews, nieces, and in-laws.
Committal service with military honors will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Magnolia Cemetery in Apalachicola. He will be laid to eternal rest next to his granddaughter, Carmia Lee.
Kelley Funeral Home of Apalachicola is assisting the family in all local arrangements.