Mr. Newton Walker Lee, Jr.

Mr. Newton Walker Lee, Jr., age 84, of Toccoa, passed away Friday, January 31, 2020 at his home.

Born June 17, 1935 in Westminster, SC, he was the son of the late Newton Walker Lee, Sr. and the late Eula Viola Miller Lee.

He was a member of the Lutheran Church and was retired from Daniel Construction Company.  Newton was a United States Navy Veteran.

Family members include his wife, Christine Altman Lee; sons and daughter-in-law, Ernie and Sallie Lee and Tony and Christie Lee all of South Carolina; granddaughter, Lacie Lee; sisters, Juanita Woolbright, Libby Long, Maxine Goss, and Elaine Lee; brother, Morris Lee; step-children, J. Mark Shirley and Kim S. LeCroy; step-grandchildren; and step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by sisters, Patsy Freeman and Betty Holbrooks; and  brothers, Eugene Lee and David Lee.

A memorial service to celebrate Newton’s life will be held at two o’clock Saturday, February 15, 2020 from the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Roland Vega and the Rev. Mike Petty officiating.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 12 noon until the service on Saturday, February 15, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P. O. Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38101.

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Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.