Vincent Odell Lee October 16, 1964 - September 4, 2019

Vincent “Sam” Odell Lee, 54 of Asheville, died September 4, 2019. A native of Buncombe County, he lived most of his life in Swannanoa. He was son of Alvena Jane Gesswein of Weaverville and the late Ronald Allen Lee Sr.  He was also preceded in death by his great-grandmother,  Jane McMahan “Momma”; and grandmother, Iris McMahan.

In addition to his mother he is survived by a son, Vincent Odell Lee II; and grandson, Spencer Lee of Weaverville; brothers, Allen Lee (Brenda) of Candler, John Gesswein of Fairview, Randy Gesswein (Selena) of Weaverville; sisters, Gina Lewis of Asheville, Cindy Lee of Waynesville, Dawn McMahon (Michael) of Weaverville; aunt/sister Tina Gillette (Donald) of Swannanoa.

Vincent “Sam” had a big heart for family and friends.  He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

A graveside service will be held at Ashlawn Gardens of Memory at 12 noon on October, 4, 2019.


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  1. Mary Banks says

    Allen and Family, I am sorry for your loss, God bless and comfort each and everyone of you.