Mr. Ernest Lee Steele passed away on August 27, 2021. Lee was born on August 4, 1956 to the late Billy and Esquriedo Steele in Alamance County, NC. He was a graduate of Graham High School and Elon University with honors at both. Lee was Captain of the football teams. He was a lifelong member of Riverdale Baptist Church. He was an avid karaoke singer at the Graham Soda Shop or any place he could sing with an audience, and Co-Team Leader of Positively Paranormal Investigators. Survivors include his loving sister, Darlene Oakley; his nieces, Christy Kimrey and Holly Oakley; nephew, Michael Oakley Jr.; 2 great nieces, 1 great nephew and many loving cousins; his special buddy, his dog, Scrappy Dog and his best friend, Matt Sheler. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday September 9, 2021 at Riverdale Baptist Church at 1273 Haw River Hopedale Rd. Burlington, NC 27217. McClure Funeral Service in Graham is assisting the family.
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