Mr. Sherman Lea Jr., age 100, of 27 Delta Drive, Roxboro, North Carolina, departed this life on January 24, 2019 at Person Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Person County and a World War II Veteran.

Mr. Sherman Lea Jr. was preceded in death by his wife Lucy Villines Lea; parents, Sherman Sr. and Mollie Harris Lea; six brothers and five sisters. He is survived by one niece Joyce Lea Sanders and one nephew-in-law Patrick H. Sanders of Roxboro, North Carolina; one niece-in-law Bessie Jay Lee of Roxboro, North Carolina; three great nieces Helen Lee Johnson (husband Willie) of Roxboro, North Carolina, Paula Anita Lee of Timberlake, North Carolina and Gloria Singleton of Palm Coast, Florida; six great nephews Austin R. Lee, Jr. of Roxboro, North Carolina; Patrick Todd Lee of St. Petersburg, Florida; Ricky Lee and Kenneth Lee, both of Roxboro, North Carolina; Alex Lee of Washington, DC; and Donald Lee of Burlington, North Carolina; three great-great nieces Lillian F. Johnson, Taylor O. Lee, and Paige A. Lee; and one great-great nephew Jerrick Richmond.

Mr. Sherman Lea, Jr.


Tuesday, January 29, 2019
12:00 Noon to 7:00 PM
Hester, Whitted & Daye Funeral Service
603 South Main Street
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Phone: (336) 599-0104

Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
11:00 AM
First Baptist Church
14 Main Circle
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Reverend Kenneth Stokes, Officiating


Peace Memorial Gardens
Roxboro, North Carolina
Mr. Sherman Lea, Jr.

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