Robert Edward Lee, 80, of Franklin, died Friday, March 4, 2014. Funeral service was held at noon, Monday, March 17, at Cowee Baptist Church, with Revs. David Powell and Ronnie Branson officiating. Grandsons served as pallbearers. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. Burial was in the church cemetery. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.