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By Hartsville Vidette Staff Reporter

John William Lee, age 69, of Carthage, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.

Mr. Lee was born June 30, 1949 in Franklin, KY, son of Julie Ann Pulaski and the late William Franklin Lee. He married Beverly Jan Paradis Lee and she preceded him in death on April 19, 2017.

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Mr. Lee was also preceded in death by: sons; John William Lee II, Robert Puzzo; two grandchildren; Leon Richardson and Jordan Watkins.

Mr. Lee was a graduate of Trousdale County High School. He served his country in the U.S. Navy for 20 years and worked as a Sears repairman for 18 years.

Mr. Lee is survived by: daughter; Cassandra Lee of Carthage; sister; Sophia Kay (Jack) Needham of Lancaster, TX; Brother; Kenneth Dale Lee of Carthage; mother, Julie Ann Pulaski Long of Lancaster, TX; father-in-Law; Camille Paradis of Carthage; stepdaughter; Theresa (Clint) Wilson of Austin, TX; six grandchildren; Justin Dixon, Makaila Richardson, Jacob Watkins, Aaron Wilson, Braden Wilson and Serenity Green.

Graveside memorial service with military honors is scheduled to be conducted at a later date.

Bass Funeral Home, Carthage, was in charge of arrangements.