Joe Allen Lee, son of Joe Robert Lee and Mildred Hite. Born May 18, 1932, in O’Donnell, TX. Went to be with the Lord on November 8, 2023.
There are no funeral services planned.
Joe graduated from Artesia high school and joined the Army. He served his time in the Korean war. He returned home to work on the family farm until he started working in the oilfield. In 1970 Joe moved to West Texas where he resided until his death.
Joe was proceeded in death by his parents, three siblings, his late wife Madalyn Lee, children Ronald Lee, Lisa Alley, Cindy Newton and Vernie Alexander.
He left behind his wife Jane Lee, two brothers, his children Gary Lee and his wife Georgie Lee, Phillip Lee, and Tim Buretz, 20 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Joe was well known in the oilfield industry where he retired at the young age of 85. He was a friend to so many in the community and leaves behind a legacy of never meeting a stranger and a story and a smile for everyone.