|Birth: ||May 7, 1927|
|Death: ||Dec. 31, 2010|
WINTER HAVEN - Edward Lee Sensabaugh, beloved father, friend and servant of the Lord passed away on Dec. 31, 2010 with his family by his side, at his daughter's home from a long time illness. Lee, as he was known by all, was born to Reeve and Benice (Hannah) Sensabaugh on May 7, 1927 in Tampa, FL.
He moved at a young age to Muskegon, Michigan. He graduated from Muskegon Sr. High School and joined the Navy in 1945. Lee was stationed in Calif, Alaska, Midway Island, Guam, Okinawa, Illinois, and Michigan. While serving his country, he received the American Campaign Medal, WWII victory medal, National Defense Medal and 3 good conduct medals. He retired in 1965. Lee then went to work for Polk County as a construction specialist in 1965 and retired in 1989.
Lee served as an altar boy at the Muskegon Methodist Church, was a member of the Boy Scouts of America, became a member of the Masonic Blue Lodge 186 and was a Master Mason. Lee and his family moved back to Winter Haven and joined St. John's United Methodist Church in 1965. He served as a Sunday School teacher, on various church boards, worked on the 1st mission trip to Belize, and volunteered in the church kitchen. Lee also volunteered at Garden Grove Elementary and Chain of Lakes Elementary. He was a wonderful friend, loving and caring father and grandfather and a devoted Christian.
He was preceded in death by his parents Reeve and Bernice, his loving wife and soul mate Peggy Blaze Sensabaugh. He is survived by his loving family: Nancy & Manuel Baker, Mark & Cindy Sensabaugh, Charles Sensabaugh & Debbie Fredrick, 4 grandchildren: Adam Baker, Stephanie Cooper, Kim Minor, Robbie Fredrick, 3 great grandchildren, and sister-in-law Virginia King.
In lieu of flowers, Lee asked donations be made to the United Methodist Children's Home, St. John's UMC, or Good Shepherd Hospice. The visitation will be at Crisp-Coon Funeral Home on Friday, Jan. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. Service will be held at St. John's United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. with a reception following in the CLC. Burial Oaklawn Cemetery.
Created by: Ashley Dean
Record added: Jan 06, 2011
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