Arliss Dean Lee was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico on March 15, 1953 to the late John Arliss Lee & Ruby (Strong) Lee. He passed from this life at his residence in Terlton, OK on April 3, 2017 at the age of 64 years & 19 days. A private memorial gathering will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home of Drumright. Online condolences may be expressed at www.MichaelsFuneralServices.com.
Mr. Lee was raised & educated in Drumright & had lived the majority of his life in this area. He married Rhonda Faye Harris in Springfield, Ohio on August 10, 1982 & they remained together until her death in 2011. Arliss had worked as a heavy equipment operator & had worked for Reeve’s Backhoe Service until his health forced him to retire in 2016. He enjoyed fishing & loved to spend time with his friends & family, especially his grandchildren.
His remaining family includes his CHILDREN: Tommy & Ciawenn lee of Shawnee – April & Jerome Longacre of Terlton – Donnie & Charity Lee of Mannford – Shawn & Crystal Lee of Terlton – Amber & Terence Bruner of Jennings; GRANDCHILDREN: Amber Therio – Crystal Lee – Shawnee & Nick Nelson – Chris Ricketts – Vanessa Ricketts – Heaven Lee – Zoey, Abie, & Macen Schroeder – John Bruner; Great Grandchildren: Joyce, & Eva Therio – Aradia Favaro; also numerous other relatives & friends.