Michael ‘Mike’ D. Lee, 71, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019.
He was born April 20, 1948, in Shelbyville, to Wayne E. Lee and Lena G. (Abel) Lee.
Mike is survived by his daughters, Brenda Longoria and Lorie Mansfield; girlfriend, Terri Smith; siblings, Donald Lee, Patrick Lee, Randy (Val) Lee, Tommy Lee, Timmy Lee, Becky Lee, Zanna Rocks, Mary Lee, Penny Land, Jennifer Deiser and Stacey Churchill, 6 grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister-in-law, Janie Lee.
Mike was a U.S. Army veteran. He served in Company D, 151st Infantry (The Indiana Rangers) as a radio operator during the Vietnam War. Due to his outstanding service to his country, Mike was awarded several accommodations, including the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Air Medal, Expert Badge (Rifle), Parachute Badge, Bronze Star Medal, and Army Commendation Medal.
Mike graduated from Southwestern High School in 1966. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Miller Cemetery with Pastor Andy Lee officiating. Military rites will be conducted by local veterans organizations.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Shelby County, P O Box 844, Shelbyville, IN. 46176.
Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Lee family.
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