Huntington, WV Black History

David Keith Lee

Coach/Mentor

David Keith Lee was a coach and mentor in the Fairfield community for several years.

He was born May 10, 1958, in Williamson and passed away on July 11, 2001 in Huntington, where he worked as a customer service representative for Allegheny Power for more than 23 years and served as chairman of the company’s safety department.

Lee was involved in his community throughout the course of his life. He was the president of the State Bowling Coordinators Council; coordinator of the Huntington Bowling Association; president of the Ebony Bowling League; coached the A Team for the Douglass-Cammack Football League for six years; served as a member of the Marshall University Black Alumni Association; and was president of the Owls Club of Huntington.

Lee also was a devout Christian who was faithful to his church, First Baptist, in Huntington. He served as a trustee, usher, past-president of the First Baptist Men’s Organization and a tenor in the Men’s Chorus.

He also participated in several fraternal organizations. He was a member of the Electra Prince Hall Order of the Eastern Star, Evergreen Chapter No. 43, past-Master of the Alexander Freeman Lodge, No. 2 F & A.M., and a member of the 33rd Degree Mason of the United Supreme Council and was the sitting Most Worshipful Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of West Virginia, F. & A.M., Inc.

 

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