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Arvist Lee (Pee Wee) Sinclair, 82, Columbia, KY (1939-2021)

Arvist Lee "Pee Wee" Sinclair of Columbia passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Norton Hospital in Louisville, KY. He was 82 years old.

Graveside services will be held 1:30pmCT on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, from 10amCT to 1pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY.

He was born on July 2, 1939 in Columbia, KY to the late Herbert and Ada Burton Sinclair.

He was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church and retired from the Department of Forestry and Pride. Pee Wee was a member of Masonic Lodge #96 and he was a Kentucky Colonel. He enjoyed fishing, watching University of Kentucky ballgames and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife Barbara Franklin Sinclair of Columbia, KY; three children Debbie Sinclair of Columbia, KY, Kenny Sinclair of Columbia, KY and Lea Ann Hilton (Bill) of Coxs Creek, KY; six grandchildren Melanie Gilpin, Waynaria Sinclair, Jordan Tyler Sinclair, Austin Lee Sinclair, Kyle Burton and Hannah Price; five great grandchildren Jackson Sinclair, Kylie Sinclair, Allie Mae Sinclair, Hunter Lee Sinclair and Evelyn Madison Burton; a brother Otis Sinclair (Louene) of Campbellsville, KY and two special friends Vickie Gilpin and Loretta Lawhorn.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Arvist Lee (Pee Wee) Sinclair, 82, Columbia, KY (1939-2021)

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