OBITUARY. MR. WILLIAM LEE. A resident of Parnell for over 50 years, Mr. William Lee died yesterday, aged 96. Arriving in the Dominion from. England in 1880, Mr. Lee took up farming at Tamaki, shifting to Parnell after three years to take up employment as a nurseryman and gardener. He held this post until a few years ago, and enjoyed perfect health until shortly before his death. Mr. Lee was predeceased by his wife some 30 years ago. He is survived by a son.