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Ralph Russell “Shorty” Lee 85 of Norwood died Wednesday Morning, July 3, 2019 at his home.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00PM Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Mary Hatley and Brenda Hatley will officiate and interment will follow in Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 till 2:00 Saturday at the funeral home.
Mr. Lee was born January 26, 1934 in Stanly County to the late George and Lillie Russell Lee. He was a US Army Veteran and a retiree of the North Carolina Department of Transportation and a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his son Randy Ralph Lee on May 4, 2019 and five sisters Sadie Martin, Lucille Randall, Beatrice Lisk, Georgia Boone and Rachel Boone.
He is survived by his wife Dean Taylor Lee of the home. His daughter-in-law Sheila Lee of Norwood. His brother and sister Clyde and Velma Lee both of Norwood.
Memorials may be made to Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund c% Pam Smith 36071 Rocky River Springs Road, Norwood, NC 28128 or Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharrie 960 N. First Street, Albemarle, NC 28001 or Gideon’s International.