Funeral services will be conducted Thursday evening, September 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. from the chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home. Gary Petty and Mitch Stevens will officiate. Visitation will be on Wednesday evening, September 22, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday beginning at 1:00 p.m. until time of service. Place of rest will be in the Dickson Union Cemetery.
Those desiring, memorials are suggested to the Creek Wood Football Program or to the Cumberland Furnace Volunteer Fire Department.
Ralph, age 57, of Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee died September 17, 2021 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
He was born in Davidson County, son of Robert Edward Lee and the late Lela Ophelia Pack Lee. He was a graduate of Cheatham County High School, Class of 1982. He was the owner and operator of the Cumberland Disposal serving many customers in Dickson County. He was a member of the Cumberland Furnace Church of Christ.
First and foremost, Ralph loved family, especially his two grandsons, Weston and Hudson. He loved family get-togethers and trips. Ralph loved his home and farm. Farming and tilling the land and raising cattle were two of his loves. Ralph also loved his community of Cumberland Furnace and was very instrumental in establishing the Cumberland Furnace Volunteer Fire Department. In his past-time, he loved crappie fishing and fishing for catfish and also made time for hunting.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years; Patty Kilian Lee of Cumberland Furnace, TN, His daughter; Jessica R. Lee of Charlotte, TN, his son; Aaron D. Lee and his wife, Emily of Cumberland Furnace, TN, his two grandsons; Weston T. Lee and Hudson R. Lee, his father; Robert Edward Lee, his brother; Timothy R. Lee and his sister; Joyce O. Lee.