Earl Loyd Lee, 79, who resided near Ozark, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Fayetteville.

He was born Aug. 27, 1937, in Paris to the late Robert E. Lee and Cleo (Rogers) Lee. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Marshall Lee and Kenny Lee; a nephew, Stephen Lee, and a niece, Janet Zeiler Gage.

He is survived by one daughter, Vickie Cagle of Ratcliff; one son, Timothy Lee of Belleville; the mother of his children, Evelyn Lee of Belleville; one sister, Nina Zeiler of Ozark; and one brother, Burl “Shorty” Lee of Paris.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home in Paris. There are no services scheduled at this time.

To pay an online tribute, please visit www.brothertonbrothersfuneralhomes.com.