In Loving Memory

September 25, 1936 – October 1, 2017


Silverhill, AL


James Cuthbert Lee (Bill), 81, of Silverhill, Alabama, went to be with Our Lord and Savior Sunday, October 1, 2017 peacefully surrounded by family.

James was born on September 25, 1936 in Opp, Alabama to Ralph and Ethel Lee. On December 25, 1967 he married Betty S. Sims in Mobile, Alabama. 

James was an industrial electrician by trade and served in The National Guard and Air Force. He loved his family dearly and Alabama football. But most of all, he loved the Lord with all his heart and was a member of 3 Rivers Baptist Church in Seminole, AL. 

James is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Ethel Lee; two brothers, Charles Lee and Lowel (Bo) Lee; and one sister, Faye Buist.

James is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Betty Lee; their daughter, Donna (Alden H.) Baker; three grandchildren, Alden H. ( Carrie) Baker, III,  Chet A. Baker, and Brooke (Tanner) Grider; three great grandchildren, Hadlee Grider, Airien Baker, and Alden Baker, IIII; brother-in-laws, Harry Buist and David Shofner; sister-in-laws, Shirley Lee and Myra Shofner along with nephews and nieces.

James will be greatly missed, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00am, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 34904 AL HWY 225, Spanish Fort, AL, 36577. Pastor David Shofner and Pastor Dan Lowery will be officiating. Expression of condolence may be offered at Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7591 American Way, Daphne, AL, 36526.