The Norman Transcript


December 23, 2012

Decker Eugene Lee

NORMAN — Decker Eugene Lee, 77, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at his residence.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at Primrose Chapel with interment to follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery Rose Hill in Lexington. Arrangements by Primrose Funeral Service.

Mr. Lee was born to Eugene James and Bonnie Lee on April 6, 1935, in Texarkana, Ark.

He served in the U.S. Navy for three years as a first class seaman. He worked for Tinker Air Force Base in Midwest City for 33 years as a parts chaser.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene James Lee and Bonnie Pate; three sons, Loyld Eugene Lee, Jessie Ray Lee and Jacob Andrew Lee; a sister, Mary M. Russell; a grandson, Corey R. Lee; a brother-in-law, James Pugh of Biloxi, Miss.; and a daughter-in-law, Pennie L. Lee.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Elvada Y. Lee of the home; two sons and one daughter-in-law, James E. Lee and Donna M. Lee of Little Axe, and Dale R. Lee of Norman; one sister, Barbara Pugh of Biloxi; an adopted son, Victor Frapp of Little Axe; eight grandchildren, David RF Lee of Oklahoma City, Jamie and Billie Bingnheimer of Little Axe, Joshua E. Lee of Little Axe, Jessica V. Lee of Norman, April D. and Tracy House of Norman, Jacob A. Lee Jr. of Norman, Brian R. Lee and Anna of Norman; 13 great-grandchildren, Jacob Lee, Maclom Lee, Alex House, Andrew House, Brooklyn Lee, Makense Lee, Nathan W. Lee, Alicia Lee, Hailey Lee, Shane Bingnheimer, Alyson Bingnheimer, Kylie Bingnheimer, Matthew Bingnheimer; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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