Walter Lee Sr.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

CAIRO, Ill. -- Walter F. "Pete" Lee Sr., 68, of Cairo died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Daystar Care Center.

He was born Nov. 6, 1938, in Urbandale, Ill., son of Arthur and Mary Sams Lee. He married Carol Lee, who died in 2004.

Lee had been a security guard with Burkart Foam Manufacturing Plant in Cairo.

He served in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include three sons, Kevin Lee of Cairo, Petey and Jerry Lee of Houston; a sister, Lucille Hughes of Cairo; and a brother, Henry Lee of Florida.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. R.D. McCoy officiating. Burial will be in U.S. National Cemetery in Mound City, Ill.