January 18, 1938 ~ May 10, 2021

Born in: Stone Mountain, Georgia
Resided in: Bogart, Georgia

William “Billy” “Bird” Lee, age 83 of Bogart, GA formerly of Stone Mountain, GA passed away Monday May 10th.

He was preceded in death by his parents Cecil and Evelyn Lee. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Helen Mitchell Lee, son Chuck (Sheila) Lee of Farmington, GA, daughters Laurie (Mike) Cann of Stone Mountain, GA, Linda (Eric) Godfrey of Lawrenceville, GA and Lisa (Stuart) Newton of Statham, GA. Sisters JoAn(Jeff) Shubert, and Frances Harding, both of Monticello, GA, Sue King of Jefferson, GA, brothers, Donnie (Dawn) Lee of Mansfield, GA, Jimmy (Pat) Lee and Danny (Caren) Lee of Snellville, GA, Mike (Jean) Lee of Monroe, GA and Ted (Amy) Lee of Monticello, GA, 8 grandchildren Jason (Ivy) Cann, Bethany (Will) Ross, Brandon Cann, Brent (Brittany) Godfrey, Alesha (Jake) Crane, Ashley Kirk, Colby (Jennifer) Newton, and Drake (Moira) Newton. 14 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He served 2 years in the Army at Fort Jackson, SC and Fort Lewis, WA and was employed by Western Electric for 30 years. After retirement he became a telephone consultant for NDC. Billy/Daddy/PaPa spent much of his retirement creating memories with his family at the cabin he and Helen built on Lake Blue Ridge. He was an avid fisherman and spent many hours on the lake with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He loved to hunt quail and was a baseball enthusiast. He was dedicated above all to his family and was always happiest when surrounded by them.


Visitation: May 12, 2021 6:00 pm - May 12, 2021 8:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


Funeral Service: May 13, 2021 11:00 am - May 13, 2021 12:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


Room: Chapel

Cemetery: May 13, 2021 12:00 pm - May 13, 2021 1:00 pm

Eternal Hills Memory Gardens
3700 Stone Mountain Highway
Snellville, GA 30039


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  1. CandleImageThoughts and prayers to Helen and the family. You are lifted to the Father in prayer for strength during this time.
    You are loved, Helen and Cheryl

  2. So, so sorry that Billy “PaPa” is gone from y’all. I know how much y’all are going to miss him. You have a lot of wonderful memories to comfort you. I’m praying for God’s peace for all of you.

  3. CandleImageSending our sympathies and prayers to all of your family, many members of your family have been friends our mine and my family for years. I know Bill will be missed terribly by his family, so very sorry for your loss.

  4. CandleImageWe are praying for your family during this difficult time of Mr. Lee passing.
    We love you all.
    Sending love hugs and our condolences
    Love Dale and Pat Massingill

  5. I worked with Bill on pbx with Western Electric .He was a fun guy and I know how he got his nick name.RIP Bill! Drexel S. Fuller ,Acworth,Ga

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