Originally created 12/29/00

Mr. Lee Howard Sr.



Mr. Lee C. Howard Sr., 77, of Marsella Avenue, Martinez, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Westover Memorial Park, Augusta with the Rev. Earl Saxon officiating.

Mr. Howard, a native of Augusta, was a Navy veteran of World War II and had retired as an occupational therapist. He was a member of Lake Park Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Howard; a son, Lee C. Howard Jr., Evans; two sisters, Inez Roberts, Augusta, and Lucille Edenfield, North Augusta; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Ken Griffith, Chris Sailors, Mike Speegle, Jack Ginn, Ollie Howard, Carrol Howard and Bill Hood.

Memorials may be made to: Augusta Rescue Mission, 526 Walker St., Augusta, GA 30901.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Platt's Funeral Home, North Belair Road, Evans.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 29, 2000