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Harold Lee

Harold L. Lee, president of the Columbia Union Conference from 1998-2006, passed away Wednesday, November 9. His service is planned for Friday, December 2, 2022, 11 a.m., at the Oakwood Seventh-day Adventist church in Huntsville, Ala.

The service will be streamed via the Oakwood Church website.

Condolences may be sent to:

The Lee Family
2610 Summerwind Drive - SE
Decatur, AL 35603

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Harold L. Lee, president of the Columbia Union Conference from 1998-2006, passed away this morning.  

"We have lost a thoughtful, contemplative leader who gave to our union, during administrative tenure, a positive trajectory in establishing outstanding governance. His legacy continues to make a contribution in providing guidance and governance support for many of our healthcare institutions," says Dave Weigley, Columbia Union president.

Born in Wellsburg, W.Va., his ministry in the Seventh-day Adventist church spanned some 40 years and included time pastoring several congregations, including his first congregation in the Allegheny West Conference in Ohio.