Donald Earl Lee

10 January, 193723 March, 2024
Donald E. “Flea” Lee of Hopewell, Virginia passed away on March 23, 2024 in Roanoke, Virginia where he lived for over 25 years. He was born January 10, 1937. Mr. Lee was a high school football coach for over twenty years and was later a sales consultant for 3M Company. He was a color commentator for high school football on WROV Radio and a basketball official for the Western Virginia Region. He was predeceased by his parents, Newell B. Lee and Addie C. Lee, and is survived by his son, Randall Purdy, and a brother, Barney Lee (Connie). A private interment will be held at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Roanoke, Virginia at 11:00 a.m. on April 12, 2024. Online condolences may be entered at

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