Daniel Ray LeeJuly 4, 1945 ~ December 1, 2017 (age 72)
Danny Lee, or "Uncle Danny" as he was known throughout the community, passed away peacefully at home, on December 1, 2017, surrounded by loved ones. He was born July 5, 1945 in Cleburne and was loved by family, friends, and neighbors alike. Danny spent his life enjoying the outdoors, working with cattle, hunting, and fishing, and shaped countless lives sharing these passions and passing along the value of hard work.
Family was a corner stone of his life. He is survived by his wife, and life-long love, Polly Lee; his sisters-in-law, Kathy Miller and Lynda Praytor, Lynda's husband, James Praytor; nephews, Jim and Jay Praytor, and their families; nieces, Brandi and Amber Shafer; two great-nieces, four great-nephews and a host of cousins. He was a father-figure to friends, neighbors and family who needed it, with special place in his heart for Preston Shafer Hovey. He is preceded in death by his parents, Billie Faye Robinson and Andrew Burl Lee, and his baby sister, Donna Kay.
His service will be Wednesday morning at 10am at the First United Methodist Church of Alvarado with graveside immediately following at Bethany Rest cemetery in Alvarado. Visitation will be 6-8p Tuesday night at Clayton Kay Vaughn Funeral Home in Alvarado.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Johnson County Child Welfare Board for Foster kids. You can send donations to PO Box 586, Alvarado TX 76009.