Lee R. Burnem

April 10, 1938 - August 1, 2021

Lee R. Burnem, 83, of Langsville, passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2021, following an extended illness.

Lee was born on April 10, 1938, in Letart Falls, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Stella Ann Burnem, whom he married on August 17, 1961, and a daughter-in-law, Robin Burnem. A sister, Ann Barrett, survives him.

Surviving also are his seven children; Saundra (Steve) Bush, Langsville; Lee (April) Burnem, Pomeroy; Greg (Brenda) Burnem, Langsville; Melody (Donald) Shupe, Bidwell; Crystal (Jeff) Baughman, Pomeroy; Pete (special friend, Stephanie) Burnem, Oak Hill; and Lorri (Johnny) Randolph, Gallipolis; 21 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Always a home body, Lee enjoyed spending his time sitting on the porch swing and talking with his family. He always had a story to tell and liked to laugh with his grandkids. Lee served his country as part of the United States Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. He also enjoyed attending regular weekly church services at Safe Harbor Country Church.

There will be a private graveside service for Lee at the Miller Cemetery in Bidwell, Ohio with full graveside military rites provided by Drew Webster Post 39.

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