Winfred Lee, 87, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022. He was born in Red Springs, NC to the late Albert Lee and Wealthy Rebecca Strickland Lee. Winfred was better known as “Buddy” or “Pop”. Buddy was a Truck Driver who drove for Overnite for many years until his retirement. After retirement he would continue to drive and ride in rollbacks or tractor trailers with his son. Besides driving trucks and tractor trailers, Pop’s joy was his family and spending time with them.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Lee, grandson, Winfred Eric Lee, and numerous siblings.
He is survived by his son, Reed Lee and wife Brandy, daughter, EJ and husband Danny Horton, brother, Albert Lee Jr and wife Peggy, grandchildren, Brandon Lee, Justin Lee, DJ Horton, Cody Horton, Chris Lee, Joey Horton, Amanda Lee, Dakota Horton, and 15 great grandchildren with more on the way.
Visitation will be held at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday, July 2, 2022 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm.
Brandon and Justin, I’m saddened to learn about the passing of your grandfather. My condolences to you both and family