Posted July 29, 2012, at 7:50 p.m.

ASHLAND – Lee E. Lovewell, 27, died Sunday, July 29, 2012, at a Presque Isle hospital, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 23, 1984, in Presque Isle, a son of Arlen and Terri (Wilson) Lovewell.

He was a 2003 graduate of Ashland Community High School and had been employed as a mill worker for Fraser Timber Limited, Masardis. Lee truly enjoyed the outdoors, especially bird hunting in the fall, snowmobiling and ice fishing in the winter.

In addition to his parents, Lee is survived by his brother, Rustin Lovewell of New Hampshire; paternal grandparents, Raymond and Joyce Lovewell of Livermore; and maternal grandparents, Thomas and Maxine Wilson of Salina, Kan.

Relatives and friends may call 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Stimson-Ouellette Funeral Home, 114 Exchange St., Ashland. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at Union Congregational Church, Sheridan Road, Ashland, with Pastor Nathan Gardiner officiating. Burial will be afterward at Ashland Municipal Cemetery. Those who wish may contribute in his memory to the local cancer support organization Caring Area Neighbors for Cancer Education and Recovery, C-A-N-C-E-R, P.O. Box 811, Presque Isle, ME 04769. To leave online condolences, please visit