Granville ‘Tom’ D. Lee


June 4, 1933 – December 17, 2018

Granville David “Tom” Lee, 85, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Sampson County, he was the son of the late Archie F. Lee Sr. and Lela Harris Lee and father of the late Randy Moore Lee. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Archie F. Lee Jr.; and sisters, Earlene Lee Leo and Joyce Hawley; and a nephew, James Gale Lee. Tom was retired from the U.S. Air Force and a member of Spring Branch Baptist Church in Dunn.

A service to celebrate Tom’s life will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Worley officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. The family will greet friends Thursday evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.

He is survived by his wife, Lena M. Lee; a daughter, Candy Martin; a sister, Juanita Winders; nieces and nephews, Eddie Earl Lee, Donald Winders, Curt Hawley, Cathy Jackson, Marsha Wrench, Patricia Alderman and Sharon Pope; and his K-9 best friend, Precious.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Lee family and online condolences may be directed to


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