Joe Maxwell Lee(1951 - 2016)
Joe Maxwell Lee passed away at home with his family beside him on December 20, 2016 after a lon
illness. Until his retirement in 2015, his most recent job was Vice President and Sales Manager for
Mechanical Supply Inc. for 25 years. He was adored by all his clients and customers.
Joe was always thinking of others and dedicated the last 27 years of his life to helping them in many
different ways throughout the Charlotte community. He loved playing golf and was a volunteer at the
Wells Fargo Championship since its beginning until his illness prevented him from being there. He lo
being at the 17th tee box.
He was born on August 16, 1951 in Columbus, Georgia to parents James Calvin Lee and Lois White Lee. He is surv
by his loving wife, Linda Eccles Lee, son Tyler John and wife Katherine Elena; daughter Lauren Mekenzie; stepson
Nickolas Loretto Drozd; brothers Robert Elisha, James Calvin, Jr. (deceased) and Herbert Eugene (deceased).
A memorial service is being held on December 29, 2016 at 3p.m. at Hankins and Whittington Funeral Service; 1111
Blvd; Charlotte, NC 28203. The family will receive family and friends prior to the service at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flower
family and friends may donate in his name to any one of the wonderful charitable organizations in the Charlotte
Arrangements are in the care of Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service; please share condolences online at
Hankins & Whittington
1111 East Boulevard Cha rlotte, NC 28203
Published in Charlotte Observer on Dec. 25, 2016