Mr. Paul Jerry "Wolf" Lee, age 82, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.
Mr. Lee was born on September 19, 1939, in Murray, Kentucky to the late Paul Jeff Lee and Mary Lee - Collins. Mr. Lee worked for the Murray Fire Department as a firefighter and later worked for the Murray City Police Department where he retired as chief. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Murray Lodge #23, was a Shriner, a member of the Oaks Country Club, loved playing golf at Sullivans Par 3 Golf Course, and genuinely loved his golfing buddies. In addition, Mr. Lee was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Murray, Kentucky and was a United States Air Force Veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Darnell Lee.
Survivors include his daughter, Angie Lee-Morris and husband Ken of Murray, Kentucky; one grandson, Adario Mercadante of Los Angeles, California; as well as an honorary grandson, Elliott Wright.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with John Dale officiating. A private family entombment will be held after the memorial service. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Marcum, Jeff Lyles, Billy Wilson, Larry Elkins, Ken Claud, Charlie Peeler, and Joe Pat Cohoon. The family would also like to thank and recognize Dr. Sean Kelly for his compassionate care.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Murray-Calloway County Animal Shelter, 81 Shelter Ln, Murray, Kentucky 42071.
Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com