James Arvis Lee Sr.


James Arvis Lee Sr., 73, of Center, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019, in Center.

Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Bro. Ron Luman and Bro. Travis Lee officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center. Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Mr. Lee was born April 16, 1946, in Ebarb, Louisiana, to R.D. and Emma Ebarb Lee. He retired from Asplundh Tree Company at the age of 62 following 39 years of service. Mr. Lee enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. He was a member of Center Bible Fellowship.

He is survived by:

Wife, Jean Lee

Sharon Bock and husband Richard
James Lee Jr. and wife Angela
Ricky Lee and wife Lorinda
Teresa Fletcher and husband Eddie
Denise McCauley

Wallace Lee and wife Mary Rose
Robert Lee and Glenda

Kim Shelton and husband Jacob
Donald Lee and Jessica
Amber Lout and husband Sawyer
Ricky Lee Jr. and wife Whitnee
Brandon Lee and wife Anna
Yolanda Alcudia and husband Aldemir
Jonathan Sullivan and wife Erichica
Christian Lee
Charity Lee
Ethan Lee
Brayden Lee
Trinity Lee
Bryson Lee
Easton Lee
Caden Lee
Makenna Lee
Peter Bock
Michael Bock
Devin McCauley
Shanan Lee

Great-grandchildren: Aidan Sullivan, Jerry Sullivan, Leah Sullivan, Branson Shelton, Kris Shelton, Shyanne Lee, Erica Lee, Allissa Lee, Kyleigh Lee, Zoey Robison, Alexis Lout, Katelyn Lout, Grayson Lee, Tristan Lee, Tate Lee, Tanner Lee, Nevaeh Lee, Bobby Hendricks III, Colton Lee, Jazmin Trejo, Juliana Trejo, Adrian Alcudia, Julio Alcudia, Brian Trejo, Chloe Bock, Emma Bock.

Preceded in death by grandchildren, Salazar Sullivan, Kayley Lee; parents, R.D. and Emma Lee; sisters, Arvelle Authur, Trudy Furlow, Nancy Lee, Doris Ebarb, Gertrude Lee; brothers, David Lee, Marvin Lee, Bryant Lee.

Pallbearers will be Donald Lee, Ricky Lee Jr., Jonathan Sullivan, Brandon Lee, Christian Lee, Sawyer Lout, Jacob Shelton, Aldemir Alcudia, Robert Lee Jr., and Bobby Hendricks III. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Jackson, Jimmy Jackson, Charles Ray Metcalf, Gaylon Howard, Johnny Magby, and Gary Snider.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com