Lee R. Lounder, 78, died unexpectedly August 9, 2019 in Ellsworth.
He was born in Franklin, June 27, 1941, the son of Charles E. and Shirley (Sawyer) Lounder.
Lee served in the U.S. Army serving in Germany. He was a worm digger throughout his life. He also worked for the Hancock County Sheriff’s Dept and Ellsworth Police Dept. When he lived in Houston, TX he worked as the maintenance director for a chain of 7 Eleven’s.
He is survived by daughters, Julie Lounder and husband Les Waite and Kym Lounder Ruiz; a son, Robert Lounder and wife Brenda; brothers, Dave, Johnny and Phillip Lounder; one special granddaughter, Olivia Grace; and eight grandsons; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and his feline companion, Ruger. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Joanne Beal Lounder; a grandson, Matthew Lounder; and brother, Charles Lounder.
A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 Sunday, August 18, 2019 at the Eastbook Community Center.
Arrangements by Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct, 248 State St. Ellsworth
Condolences may be expressed at www.acadiacremation.com