Lee Bingham, age 67 of Bouton, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at his home. Visitation on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 will be from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. with family present from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care, 1721 Park St., Perry, IA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with family present to greet friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the Lutheran Church of Hope, 925 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines. Burial will be in the Iowa Veteran Cemetery, Adel, IA. Memorials will be given to Wounded Warrior Project and Puppy Jake Foundation and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Online condolences may be sent at www.carrisfuneralhome.com.
Lee Allen Bingham was born on September 13, 1950 at Knoxville, IA to Kenneth Eugene and Lois LaDonna (McShane) Bingham. He attended the Melcher-Dallas High School. Following high school, he joined the Marine Corp and completed a tour of duty in Vietnam where he was wounded in action. He was united in marriage to Christine Doretta Pack at Melcher, IA on January 14, 1972. He retired from John Deere Des Moines Works, after working for 32 years there.
Lee enjoyed woodworking, working with stained glass and gardening. He was also an avid outdoorsman.
In death he rejoins his parents, Kenneth and Lois Bingham, sister, Sharon Hoch and nephew Ja McCormick.
Left to cherish Lee’s memory are his wife of 46 years, Christine Bingham, children, Michelle (Nigel) Chapman, Altoona, IA, Danielle (Scott) Adams, Ankeny, IA, Todd (Ana) Bennett, Ankeny, IA, Cody (Amanda) Bingham, Camanche, IA and Cory (Kaylene) Bingham, Boone, IA, grandchildren, Zeke and Kalifornia Chapman, Madelyn and William Adams, Teghan and Paige Bennett, Kade Bingham and Kyler, Jordan and Hailee Bingham, siblings, Shirley (Jerry) McCormick, Haslet, TX and Harold "Leo" (Connie) Bingham, Attica, IA and a brother-in-law, Michael Hoch, Melcher Dallas, IA.
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