“Loving husband and father, a true American”
William “Bill” Robert Lee, 81 years young, of Springdale, Ark., formerly of Midland, S.D., succumbed to heart failure at the VA Medical Center’s Palliative Care facility in Fayetteville, Ark., at 6:55 p.m. on February 5, 2013.
Bill was born in Midland to William and Electa Pearl (Johnson) Lee on May 5, 1931, and raised on his dad's homestead, Golden Willow Ranch, north of Ottumwa. He was educated at the Mattison County School where he graduated the eighth grade. Bill finished his schooling by GED while in the military.