James W. Lee Jr.

Published 4:47 pm Monday, June 5, 2023

James W. Lee, Jr., 80, passed away peacefully Monday, May 29, 2023 in Port Arthur, Texas.

He was a 1960 graduate of Lincoln High School and attended Prairie View A&M following graduation.

James was a United States Army Veteran and retired as a Merchant Marine Seaman with 30 years of service.

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He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

James leaves to cherish his memories his sister Angela Patricia Lee Henry, and brother-in- law, Sylvester Henry, Jr.; a devoted cousin, Maureen Roberts all of Port Arthur, Texas and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, June 8, 2023 at Gabriel Funeral Home Chapel, 3800 Memorial Blvd., Port Arthur, Texas with visitation from 11 a.m. until service time.

Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery.