Carroll Max Lee, age 70, resident of Somerville and husband of Peggy Wright Lee, departed this life Sunday morning, May 12, 2019 at his residence.
Funeral Services for Mr. Lee wias conducted at 1 P.M. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with Bro. Ryan Manning and Deedy Parks Hays officiating. Interment with Military Honors followed in the Somerville City Cemetery. Arrangements were provided by Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes & Cremation Center – West Chapel at Oakland.
Max was born June 6 ,1948 in Fayette County, Tennessee, the son of the late Walter Edward Lee and Reba Estelle Russell Lee. He received his education in the Fayette County School System and served his country in the United States Army. He was married October 30, 1971 to the former Peggy Wright and was a lifelong resident of the Somerville area. Max was the owner of Lee Rebuilder for many years before his retirement in 1999 and was a member of Somerville Church of Christ. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, flowers and playing music.
Mr. Lee is survived by his wife of 47 years, Peggy Wright Lee of Somerville, TN; three sisters, Millie Taylor (Ricky) of Somerville, TN, Dean Wharton (Eddie) of Oakland, TN, Vickie Parks (Donnie) of Somerville, TN; and his brother, Roger Lee of Como, MS.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Paul Wright, Peyton Wright, Shane Parks, Quentin Savage, Doug Phillips and Curtis Motley. Honorary pallbearers were Colton Max Hays, Ricky Taylor and Donnie Parks.
The family requests that memorials be directed to St. Jude Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
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