Russell Lee, age 79, of Somerset, KY passed on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center.

Russell was born on June 8, 1938 in Columbia, KY to the late Willie Allen Lee and Clara Dimple Lee.  Russell Lee was a member of Liberty Baptist Church where he was a Church Trustee.  He was a loving spouse, father, brother, grandfather and friend to many.  Russell was a business owner, fisherman and KY Wildcat fan.

He is survived by his wife Imogene Casada Flynn, whom he married on August 26, 2016; one daughter, Debra Sue (and Andy) Collins of Russell Springs; one son, Ricky Dale (and Lisa) Lee of Tateville; three step-sons, Danny (and Stephanie) Flynn of Somerset, Steve (and Tresa) Flynn of Somerset and Jerry (and Sharon) Flynn of Somerset; two step-daughters, Barbara (and Steve) Sanders of Somerset and Lana (and Tim) Richmond of Cape Girardeau, MO; three brothers, Samuel Lee of Somerset, Phillip Lee of Somerset and Wayne Lee of Pigeon Forge, TN; one sister, Joyce Hitch of Russell Springs; six grandchildren, Charles, Kimiko, Robert Collins, Courtney, Tyler and Noah Lee; and several step-grandchildren.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Janet Sue Lee whom he married on January 4, 1958 and she preceded him on February 13, 2016.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 1:30pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ulanda Price officiating.  Burial will be in Kidder Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Liberty Baptist Church Bus Shed or Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Russell Lee.