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Leroy Covington Baynum III  

Leroy Covington Baynum III
“Lee”

September 20, 1954 – June 19, 2014

Leroy Covington “Lee” Baynum III, age 59, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by his family on Thursday, June 19, 2014.

Born in Wilmington, Delaware on September 20, 1954, Lee was the son of the late Leroy C. Baynum, Jr. and Barbara J. Folk Baynum.

An avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan, he enjoyed cheering on his favorite team each season. Lee was also a passionate NASCAR fan who closely followed the sport. He grew up at the beach and loved spending time there. Lee was happiest in the company of his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather who will be dearly missed by many.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth Baynum. Lee is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Cindy Lewis Baynum; son, Charlie Baynum; daughters, Jennifer Hayes and Renae Baynum; 3 grandchildren, Jaime Lewis, Jenna Bentley and Zach Hayes; and a great granddaughter, Lilly Ford.

Family and friends may visit from 5 pm until 7 pm Wednesday evening, June 25, 2014 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Services and interment in Bethel Cemetery, Chesapeake City, MD will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lee’s name may be made to the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter #083, 68 Danvers Circle, Newark, DE 19702.

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  1. Brenda Radziewicz, June 21, 2014

    Cindy and family,

    I am so sorry to hear of Lee’s passing…. I have nothing but fond memories of Lee. My thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time.
    Love all of you,

    Brenda, Steve, Kyle, & Tyler Radziewicz

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    • Bernadette Robinson, June 21, 2014

      Cindy and everyone,

      May God get you through this difficult time. Lee was a wonderful husband and father. He was so fortunate to have grandchildren who loved him too. God knows what He’s doing when he takes a loved one. Just know that he was loved, wanted, and needed in God’s Kingdom.

      Love to all of you,
      Berni, Claude, and Kenny Robinson

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      • Renae, June 26, 2014

        Hey can you send me a email with your email your email and with an updated phone # so I can get into contact with you and keep in touch.. Been so busy with dad. And been trying to get mom to get take a break so we can meet up but.. Anyway, hopefully we can keep in touch by email love yea. K.I.T. Heard about another family reunion sounds great. Love to sit and shoot the shyt again What Happen to you. Your quicker than I am.

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  2. Barbara (Alexander) Soyas, June 22, 2014

    So sorry to hear of your loss! It’s been a few years since I’ve seen Lee at a picnic at Bob’s house. He was a very sweet and friendly guy. We will miss his friendly smile! My family’s thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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    • Cindy Baynum, July 29, 2014

      Thanks for signing the guest book for Lee. He was the light of my life. I miss him so much. Hope everyone in your family is doing okay. Thanks so much, Cindy

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  3. Linda Wynegar(Baynum), June 23, 2014

    To Cindy and Family

    I am so sorry for the loss of Lee, I know it has been a rough road for all of you. My nephew was a good person and it was a shame what he went through. He is in a better place now, and he’s not hurting.

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  4. Martin Maclaren, June 23, 2014

    Sorry to hear about Lee’s passing . I had a great time at the races in Dover & Richmond .will miss him a lot. I will pray for the family.

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  5. Doris & Earl Lingo, June 24, 2014

    Cindy and Family

    We were so sorry to see about Lee’s passing in the paper. From us and our family, we want you to know your are in our thoughts and prayers.

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  6. JEFFREY LEE, June 25, 2014

    Cindy and family,

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  7. JEFFREY LEE, June 25, 2014

    Cindy and Family, sorry to hear about Lee. Will always have fond memories of Lee growing up in Hillside Heights. He was a great guy.

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  8. Troy Baynum, July 11, 2015

    Very sad to hear of your passing!! Our family has always be distant from each other and large gaps of time always made us not a close knit family. But the times we did spend with ech other I will never forget. Love and miss you, Rest in peace cousin Lee!!

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