Emil Wilson Lee, 91, of Garretts Bend, went home to be with the Lord Monday, December 31, 2007 at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charlestonafter a long illness. He was a WW ll Navy veteran and a member of the Benny Padilla VFW Post 4768at Alum Creek Emil was a retired Ironworker for Union Carbide, a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his wife, Shella Bird Lee and son- in-law, Robert Ruby.
He is survived by a son & a daughter: Ralph Lee and Helen Ruby both of Garretts Bend; Sister: Mary Joe Mosteller of Griffithsville; 3 Grand sons: David Lee (wife Carrie), Steven & Mark Ruby; and 2 great grand children: Tyler & Elizabeth Lee
Services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, January 3, 2008 at Curry Funeral Home Chapel, 2097 Childress Rd., Alum Creek with Pastors Winford Curry & Jackie Miller officiating. Burial will be in Orchard Hills Memory Gardens at Yawkey with military grave side rites conducted by the Benny Padilla VFW Post. Friends may call from 6 to 8 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home.