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Joseph Samuel Lee

May 26, 1948 ~ June 27, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old


Joseph Samuel “Sammy” Lee, 75, of Bristol, passed away Tuesday morning, June 27, 2023, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup.

Born in Offerman, GA on May 26, 1948, he had lived all of his life in Pierce and Appling Counties.  He served in the US Army and then returned home to go to work for CSX Railroad, from which he retired after many years as a conductor.  Mr. Lee liked riding his tractor and had a great love for all of his veteran friends. 

He was the son of the late Burie Guard and Doris Mildred Walker Lee.  He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Johns and Lorene Davis; all three of his brothers, Archie Porter Lee, Raymond Lee, and Robert Lee; and his brother-in-law, Duane Douglas Halvorson.

Survivors include his sister, Annie Bell Halvorson of Blackshear; special nephews, Jerald (Suzanne) Lee and Billy Joe Lee, all of Jesup; a special friend, Edsel Lee of Bristol; and several other relatives and cousins.

Funeral services for Mr. Lee will be held Friday morning, June 30, 2023, at 11 o’clock from the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Phil Bunce officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be in the New Home Cemetery with military honors.

Employees of Hospice of South Georgia are kindly requested to serve as honorary pallbearers.  Please meet at the funeral home chapel by 10:30 Friday morning.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of South Georgia, 1625 Sunset Blvd., Jesup, GA, 31545.

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Pearson-Dial Funeral Home in Blackshear, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Service
June 30, 2023

11:00 AM
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

June 30, 2023

12:00 PM
New Home Cemetery
New Home Church Road
Patterson, GA 31557


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