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John Lee, 79, Elizabethtown, KY (1942-2022)

John Lee of Elizabethtown, formerly of Campbellsville, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in Glasgow. He was 79 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmET on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Bro. Ray Woodie and Bro. Ron Davis. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 10amET until 1pmET on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

John Lee, son of the late Shelby Smith Lee and Barilla Gore Lee, was born November 14, 1942 in Christian County, Kentucky.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Coral Hill Baptist Church in Glasgow. John was a retired employee of GTE after twenty-nine years of service and a former employee of NAPA Auto Parts. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, dancing, and sharing the word of God. He united in marriage to Faith Sublett March 16, 1963. Besides his wife, Faith Lee of Campbellsville, John is survived by one son and one daughter: Mike Lee and wife, Becky of Glasgow and Terri McKinney and husband, Chris of DeWitt, Michigan; three grandchildren: Charity Barnes of Georgetown, Kate McKinney of Williamsburg, Virginia and Ryan McKinney of DeWitt, Michigan; one great-granddaughter, Kenzie Barnes of Bowling Green; step-mother-in-law, Minnie Sublett of Louisville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

John was preceded in death by: his father, Shelby Smith Lee; his mother, Barilla Gore Lee; two brothers: Shelby Smith Lee, Jr. and Robert E. Lee; and his mother-in law, Fannie Knuckles Sublett and his father-in-law, Claude Sublett.

If you prefer, your expression of sympathy can be made as a donation to St. Jude Children's Hospital or the American Cancer Society.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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John Lee, 79, Elizabethtown, KY (1942-2022)

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