Lee was born April 2, 1925, in Killbuck, to the late William and Lovie Cantleberry. He grew up in the Killbuck area and served as a private in the U.S. Air Force during WWII. He previously worked as a printing press operator for the Wooster Daily Record and the Elyria Chronicle. He finished his career working for the Cleveland Press for 22 years, retiring in 1982.
Lee was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous for over 40 years. He loved music and was previously a member of a barber shop quartet.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Adele Cantleberry; brothers, Lewis, Bernard, Edwin, and William; and sisters, Zada, Helen, and Vivian.
Services were held Nov. 10, at Auble Funeral Home, Orrville. Burial was in Wooster Cemetery.
Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at http://www.aublefuneralhome.com.
Memorials may be made to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E, Uniontown 44685; or a local chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Published: November 14, 2011