Born June 6, 1939, in Mooresville, MD, he was the son of the late John William Mills and Alma Ruth (Myers) Mills.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Wanda Lee Mills, in April 2016.
Lee was a graduate of Clear Spring High School and a member of Mooresville Church of God in Big Pool.
He was co-owner and president of Tri-State Tank Lines/Charlton Brothers Tank Division from 1980-1987 and retired from Lightning Transportation Inc.
Lee was extremely knowledgeable about the trucking industry and was a truck enthusiast. He enjoyed spending time at the River House in Cole’s Point, VA and loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his son, Robert Mills, and wife, Tammy; daughter, Robin Mills; brother, John Mills and wife, Ruth; and three grandchildren, Cole Mills, Crystal Danfelt, and Gabrielle Grenier.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 400, Clear Spring, MD 21722 or to , Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742..
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.