James 'J.Hope' Lee

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James "J.Hope" Lee a native of Baton Rouge, a longtime resident of Walker and a current resident of Marshall, Tx passed away Monday, March 10, 2014 at the age of 57. James was retired from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and currently employed with Furgo Consultants. Visitation will be at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East, 11000 Florida Blvd on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 5pm until 8pm. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 9am until funeral services in the chapel at 10am officiated by Rev. Teryl Hebert. Burial will be in Marshall, Tx. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Lee, one daughter, Michele Lee, two sisters, Patty Magee and Ann Broome along with numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, David and Lillie Mae Lee, and three brothers, David, Thomas, and Edward Lee. James served as chairman of the Office of Group Benefits Board for the State of Louisiana, was on the board of the DOTD Golf Committee and served on various other boards and committees. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Rabenhorst Funeral Homes East
11000 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-9950
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Published in TheAdvocate.com on Mar. 12, 2014