Richard Lee


Richard Lee, 86, of Colorado Springs, Colo. passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 in his home after a long illness.

Richard was born Jan. 28, 1927 in Mobile.

He retired from more than 50 years of aircraft work and enthusiastically volunteered at Penrose Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs for more than five years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lily Joan (Birch) Lee.

He is survived by his two daughters, Edna Preston (Pete) and Kandice Cook (CPT Ronald); two brothers, George Lee and Calvin Newman; two sisters, Mary Alice Sparks and Patsy Ringsdorf; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at 2 p.m., at Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home in Fairhope. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Interment will follow in Memory Gardens of Fairhope.

Arrangements by Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home, Fairhope.