Mr. Lee Fordham, age 73, of Ailey, died Monday, November 14, 2022, at his home after an extended illness. Lee was self-employed and spent most of his life working in the transportation and automotive industry. He loved his family and grandchildren and always had a joke or story up his sleeve to make someone laugh. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Fordham and his mother, Lois Craft.
Mr. Fordham’s survivors include his two daughters, Angela Barwick and husband Sammy of Ailey, and Jennifer Hairston and husband William Carter, Sr. of Decatur; two sons, Michael Fordham and wife Teresa of South Carolina, and Tracy Fordham and wife Edith of Altha, Florida; twelve grandchildren, Joan Fordham, Haley Fordham, Brittney Fordham, Jayden Fordham, Cameron Fordham, Joshua Fordham, Jacob Barwick, Tabitha Mincey, Jamie Goggins, Tieshea Hairston, Nicholas Fordham, and Ashleigh Fordham; and fourteen great-grandchildren.
The graveside service will be held Friday, November 18th at 11:00 am in the Alamo Memorial Cemetery with Mr. Joe King officiating.