William P. Lee of Creston

William Paul Lee of Creston, W.Va., went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday evening, April 18, 2005, at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center of Grantsville. He was born in Burning Springs, W.Va., the son of the late William Wirt and Mattie Tanner Lee. He was a retired truck driver with Roadway Trucking. He lived most of his life in Ohio and served in the European Theatre in World War II, where he served with both of his brothers and the North African Campaign. After the service, he continued trucking and later moved back to Creston to take care of his father and mother. He was an avid gardener and a neighbor and friend to all. He attended the Burning Springs United Methodist Church. He is survived by close friends and neighbors, Joseph R. and Alice Cunningham of Burning Springs, Hallie Cunningham of Burning Springs, Donald and Evelyn Harrison and family of Red House, W.Va., Joe Bassett of Creston, Bertha Scott of Burning Springs and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Tedrick of Creston. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Louise Lee; three brothers, Ernest Lee, Clarence R. Lee and Everett Lee; one sister, Elmay Lee; and a nephew, Billy Lee. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Matheny-Pomroy Funeral Home of Elizabeth with Pastor David Paul Williams officiating. Burial will be in the Rector Cemetery of Burning Springs with military graveside rites. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today and prior to services Thursday at the funeral home.