James R. Lee, 61 of Fairview, passed away at his home following a brief illness.
He was born June 23, 1957 in Erie, a son of the late, Wilbert and Sophie (Mangol) Lee.
Jim attended Fairview High School. Following high school he began employment with Holiday Inn, downtown Erie, were he worked in the maintenance department. He also worked at Rich's Frozen Foods (now Maple Donuts) in Lake City and Clifton Automatic Screw Machine also in Lake City.
He enjoyed working outside his home and working on his dad's truck.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy J. (Lee) Klimek and a sister in infancy.
He is survived by a brother in law, John F. Klimek of Fairview.
There will be no calling hours or services observed.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jim Lee Memorial Fund C/O Edder Funeral Home.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Edder Funeral Home Inc., 309 Main St. East, Girard, PA 16417