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Thomas Thurston ("Bud") Lea

March 1, 1938 ~ July 23, 2019 (age 81)
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Thomas Thurston Lea, “Bud” was born in Caswell County to Jerry Lea and Hilda Richmond Lea and was the husband of Betty Turner Lea.  He was a member of High Rock Baptist Church and St. Augusta’s Lodge #642 FA&M PHA.  He was employed with Burlington Industries for many years with the Shop Department. He enjoyed hunting, gardening and "people watching".   

He is survived by his wife Betty Lea; two children: Sandy Lea Cobb (David) and Michael Turner (Jeanne Martin); 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; four siblings: Cicero Lea, Johnny Lea (Wyvonia), Joyce Yarborough (Allen) and Aurora Belle Lea Enoch.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Timothy Lea and a brother William Love.  


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