Richard J. Lee, 71, husband of Josephine S. Lee, was born on April 14, 1951, in Lee County, a son of the late Elister Lee Sr. and Gladys McKenzie Lee. He departed this life on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at his residence.

Public viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at Job's Mortuary Inc.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 14 N. Brand St., Sumter, SC 29150 with Pastor Larry W. Barnes officiating.

Interment will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 6 p.m. daily at the home, 101 Fagan St., Sumter, SC 29150. Masks are required in accordance with the COVID-19 guidelines.

Job's Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.