Lee Deel, 89 of Haysi, Virginia was born on July 8, 1932 to Richard and Ida Mae Clevinger Deel and passed away on Sept. 24, 2021 in the Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, Va. Lee was a retired teacher, member of the Dickenson County Education Association and a veteran of the US Navy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brothers; David Deel and James Ray Deel, sisters; Louanna Fuller and Laura Deel. He is survived by his wife; Betty Fay Bailey Deel, son; Michael (Shena) Deel of Haysi, Va., daughter; Tina (Shawn) Haskell of Birchleaf, Va., grandchildren; Linda Michelle Sykes, James Dawson Deel, Santanna Coleman, Michael Ramey and a great- grandson; Frankie John Luke Sykes. Visitation will be at the Emmanuel Old Regular Baptist Church in Haysi, Va. from 12:00-1:00PM on Monday, September 27, 2021 with a funeral service at the church at 1:00 with Toby Bailey and Steve Lyle officiating. Burial will follow in the Bailey/Owens Cemetery in Haysi, Va.