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Donald (DJ) Lee


Donald (DJ) Lee 39, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Irwin, Pennsylvania June 4. He was born in Barberton, Feb. 5, 1983 to Tim and Tina Lee. DJ lived many places throughout his life but his “home” was Akron. He finally settled in Barberton/ Akron and married Jessica in 2006. DJ and Jessica went on to have three children. He decided to relocate to Irwin, Pennsylvania in 2018 for his job at Window Nation. DJ had a big heart and would help anyone in need. His smile would brighten your day. He was a good smooth talker and he could talk you into anything. He always wanted more out of life and made it his mission to do better than yesterday. DJ was misunderstood by some but left a lasting impression on many. His children were his reason for living and he wanted nothing but the best for them. He enjoyed cooking, camping, fishing, swimming, animals, music, reading, movies, and just being with his family. DJ was truly a beautiful soul taken too soon  He is survived by his wife Jessica of 16 years and their three children: Ava, Carter, and Jaxon. Father: Tim Lee of Green, Aunt: Carol Green of Green, Brother in Law: Jake (Eloisa) Edwards of  Mesa, Arizona, Nephew: Nick Kapper of Akron, Niece: Luna of Mesa, Arizona and many more family members.  He is Predeceased by Mother: Tina Barton, Sister: Christina Barton, Grandparents: Donald and Rosemarie Lee, Grandmother: Juanita Fields and Grandfather: Richard Barton. There will be a Celebration of Life July 30 at  2 p.m. at The Old State Park in New Franklin. A GoFundMe has been set up to help his wife and children during this difficult time. The GoFundMe is The little Lee’s remember their Daddy.

1 Comment

  1. Julie ybarra on August 1, 2022 at 4:20 pm

    How come it doesn’t mention that DJ has two sisters Felicia and RoseMarie along with his nieces and nephews from them

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