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Steven Spencer Lee Sr., 70, Accokeek

Steven Spencer “Stevie” Lee Sr., 70, of Accokeek died Dec. 31, 2012.

Born June 11, 1942, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late John Lewis Lee and the late Alberta Bernice Lee.

He was educated in the Washington, D.C., school system and graduated from Armstrong High School. He was employed by the District’s Department of Public Works and later worked as a resident manager until retirement. As a youth, he also was a member of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church. Family was important to him. His twin brother, Sterling, was most influential in his life.

He was proud of his children and grandchildren. Their accomplishments were considered his accomplishments. He enjoyed talking to and interacting with his grandchildren. He was a very protective grandparent. One of his greatest assets was his sense of humor and another was his friendly disposition. He was the type of person who made friends easily and had the ability to maintain friendships. His interests included drawing, playing the lottery and working on nice cars.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Lee Turner; brothers, identical twin Sterling Lee and Calvin “Butch” Lee; grandparents, Harold and Ida Mae Lee; mother-in-law, Flossie Westbury and father-in-law, James Westbury, Sr.

He is survived by his sons, Jimmy Fogle and Steven Lee Jr.; daughter, Sherree Lee Breeding; grandchildren, Tome Street, D. Sean Littles, Carlisha Merchant, Rhakea and Demitri Chestnut, Karlyle Hill Jr., Jessica Breeding, Dillon Breeding, Kameron Jones and Alexis Breeding; son-in-law, Glen Breeding; sister, Mary Vaughan; brothers, Lowell “Sunnie” Atlee and James “Jimmie” Lee; sister-in-law, Agetha “Tina” Wiles and her husband Edward Sr.; and many other relatives.

Visitation and a service were held Jan. 11 at Thornton Funeral Home, Pomonkey. Burial took place at Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf.