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Jim Lee

February 25, 1992 — November 12, 2018

Jim Lee

Jim F. Lee

Age 26 of Coal City, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at home.

Born February 25, 1992 in Naperville, James Fredrick is the son of Debbie (Smith) and Leroy Giltner and the late Robert Lynn Lee. He was raised and educated in Coal City and worked for Chicago Aerosol. Jim will always be remembered for his love of music and scary movies. Always with a quick wit and sarcastic sense of humor, he could light up a room and make everyone feel welcome. Jim was a loving uncle and devoted father to his daughter, whom he cherished every moment.

Survivors include his daughter, Mikayla Willa Lee; mother and step-father: Debbie and Leroy Giltner of Coal City; two sisters: Breann Giltner of Coal City and Shandra Phillips of Mazon; nieces and nephews: Morgan, Maddie, Bella, Serenity, Marshall and Kaleb, and numerous cousins, as well as close friends: Ryan, Josh, Matt and Cricket.

Jim was preceded in death by his father, Robert; paternal grandparents: Marie and Fred Lee; maternal grandparents: Dean and Jim Smith; step-grandparents: Joe and Rose Delaney and Larry Giltner; aunt Phyllis Green, uncle Ray Smith and cousin Jennifer Taylor.

Visitation and video tribute will be Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 North Broadway Street (one block north of Illinois Route 113) in Coal City from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 4:00 p.m.

Cremation rites will be accorded following the services.

Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photos or share Jim’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto: www.ReevesFuneral.com/notices/Jim-Lee

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City. ( 815-634-2125 )

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