James John Lee
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July 1, 1940 ~ August 7, 2018
"Jim was forever giving those in need a helping hand."

James John Lee, 78, passed away at home in the Dollars Corner area of Clark County, WA. He was born the 7th of 12 children to Landen and Carmine Lee in Aguilar, CO.
Jim graduated from Hudson's Bay High School in Vancouver, WA in 1958. He immediately joined the US Army and honorably served for 3 years.
Jim worked at Alcoa plants as a supervisor in the Ingot Dept. for nearly 40 years. He had another career at Bonneville Power as a warehouseman, retiring in 2008.
Jim loved to travel as much as possible, including trips to Costa Rica, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and China. He also enjoyed marlin fishing in Baja, Mexico.
Jim leaves behind his sisters, Gerldine Stewart, Imogene Sanders, Lorraine Hunter and Mary Jo Alfonso; brothers, Roy Lee, Keith, Donald, David and Douglas; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Robert H. Lee and Kenneth A. Lee.
A Celebration of Life will be held Fri., Sept. 21, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Northwest Gospel Church, 305 NE 192nd Ave., Vancouver, WA 98684, with a reception to follow.
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Published in The Columbian on Aug. 26, 2018.
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September 8, 2018
"Dear Uncle James, you were a wonderful uncle to me and my three boys, as well as caring, funny, and mainly a BIG hearted contributing family member to all the Lee family, you'll be missed and you were greatly loved. Rest in peace and give my love to the grandparents, uncle Kenny & Aunt Gloria, uncle Harold and dear cousins Chad and Greg. Love always and thank you. Rest in Peace". Tina, Luke, Lonnie and Trent.
September 3, 2018
RIP Uncle James. Thanks for always being a great brother to dad and uncle to myself and my siblings.
Sherry Carpenter
September 3, 2018
James, you were a great brother and will be missed. May you Rest In Peace and say hello to the rest of the family (parents, brothers and my son: Chad) for me.
Keith Lee
September 1, 2018
Will miss you Uncle James. It was a great time when I would come over and help work on your house.
Dwayne Lee
August 30, 2018
James you were a great brother in law we had alot good visits over the fence. Having you as my neighbor was great. You were alway's very giving you cared about family and alway's giving treats when my grandson's would come over. There are so many good word's to say about a wonderful guy.I've know you for 46 yrs and it was a real pleasure. Rest in peace you will be missed.
Marcia lee
August 30, 2018
My brother did it his way. Never forgetting where he came from, and taking care of those he was close to. Never asking for help but all ways there when needed. Say Hell-o to my other brothers and parents. RIP Brother David
August 26, 2018
RIP Uncle James. You will be missed.
Virginia Blake
August 26, 2018
will miss you so much,love you brother of mine so good and kind.
August 26, 2018
James you will be missed
Vaughndell Dodd
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