Michael "Mike" Dean Lee, age 40, of Lone Grove, Okla., passed away on January 15, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, January 20, 2014, at New Hope Freewill Baptist Church of Lone Grove, Okla. Officiating will be Pastor David Gardner and Pastor Mike Johnson. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Griffin Funeral Home.
Mike was born in Ardmore on December 5, 1973, to Bill and Barbara Spracher Lee and they raised him in the Ardmore area. He graduated from Plainview High School in 1992. Mike was married to Kimberly "Kim" Ann Allen on January 31, 1996. They were married 17 years.
Mike worked as a crew manager for SOWC for 10 years. He enjoyed riding and roping at the Lee ranch, as well as the great outdoors. He was also an active Lone Grove Volunteer Fire fighter for 16 years. Mike enjoyed hunting, fishing, team roping, raising horses and assisting Tracy McManus and others with their "outlaws." Mike was father to three wonderful children, Dusty Norman, Michaela Lee and Peyton Phelps.
Mike is preceded in death by brother, Billy Lee; paternal grandparents, Jack and Dorothy Lee; and maternal grandparents, Tom and Laura Spracher.
Mike is survived by wife, Kim; his children; parents, Bill and Barbara Lee; sisters, Paula Cimo and husband, Fred, and Sandy Scott and husband, Clyde; brothers, Jackie Lee and Stacey Phelps and wife, Lisa; many nieces, nephews, great-nephews, and other family and friends.
Pallbearers are Billy Christian, Stacey Phelps, Don McManus, Brian Geurin, Chance Anderson and Jimmy Walker. Honorary pallbearers are the Lone Grove Volunteer Fire Department.
Visitation will be held 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, January 19, 2014, at Griffin Funeral Home. Burial will follow the funeral at Newport Cemetery.
Condolences may be left at www.Griffin-HillcrestFH.com.