Edwin L. Lee

| September 30, 2016

USFlagSunlightHC1311_X_300_C_YCOSHOCTON- Edwin L. Lee, age 83, of Coshocton, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2016.

Edwin was born May 9, 1933 to parents James and Bertha (Cullison) Lee in Coshocton, Ohio.  After graduating from Coshocton High School in 1951, Edwin attended Ohio Wesleyan University before joining the United States Navy until 1955.

Edwin was an owner and officer at Excello Fabric Finishers, Inc. for many years.  He sang solos and in choirs at several churches in the area.  He attended Grace United Methodist Church, Warsaw Methodist Church, and the Coshocton Baptist Church.  Edwin was a long time resident of Warsaw, Ohio where he farmed produce and raised Charolais cattle and hogs. He was known for his green thumb and his interest and generosity with helping 4-H members and others interested in farming and livestock.  He also assisted with and supported the Coshocton County Junior Fair Auction for many years. He had been a member of the Coshocton Masonic Lodge #96 and the American Legion Post #634. Edwin was an avid sports fan and attended many of the area high school sporting events.

Edwin is survived by his sister, Elosia Amick of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, former wife Dorothy Lee, step children Debbie Furnace & Rick Hosfelt and several nieces and nephews.

Edwin was preceded in death by his parents and brothers James Leon and Edward (his twin brother), and Bernie Dunmire (who he was like a father to).

The family will not be holding any public services.  The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is assisting the family with arrangements.  www.fischerfuneralhome.com

Memorial contributions can be made to Health Services and Hospice of Coshocton County, 230 S. Fourth St., Coshocton, OH  43812.

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