Elton Sherwood Lee, 50, Beloved Father and Grandfather

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WILLIAMSBURG — On Friday, October 8, 2021, the Lord saw fit to add another tree to His forest, our beloved father, grandfather, son, brother, and uncle, Elton Sherward Lee.  He was born on November 17, 1970, the son of Lavonia M. and John Archie Lee Sr.

At an early age, he confessed Christ as his Personal Savior and joined Chickahominy Baptist Church.  He attended Lafayette High School and was formerly employed with the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Elton loved detailing cars, dancing, and fishing.  He was also an avid New England Patriots fan.

He was preceded in death by his brother, John “Binky” A. Lee Jr.  Elton’s memories will forever remain with parents, Lavonia and John A. Lee Sr.; sons, Jawahn Lee, Brandon Lee, Xavier Lee, and Elysiah Lee; daughters, Maria Moore, Niyahiah “Nee Nee” Lee, and Shantell Ruttley; sister, Sharon Braxton (Joseph); brother, Kevin Lee; devoted sister-in-law, Ruby Lee; a grandchild; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other loving relatives, and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Whiting’s Funeral Home.  Livestream will be available at the beginning of the service.  Mr. Lee may be viewed on Thursday, beginning at 11:00 a.m. until the hour of his service.  Facial coverings are required for all services.

Professional services entrusted to the staff of Whiting’s Funeral Home, 7005 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185. (757) 229-3011, whitingsfuneralhome.com.

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