PINE POINT – Lee G. Downs, 80, died May 7, 2008, at Pine Point Center for Healthcare and Rehabilitation. Born Sept. 7, 1927, in Biddeford, he was the son of Emma (Bryant) and Laurence Downs. He was educated in Scarborough schools, and Aug. 30, 1948, he entered the U.S. Navy and served until 1952. On Oct. 17, 1953, he married L. Marie Carter and after their honeymoon, they began their lives together in Scarborough, later moving to East Corinth. Lee was very proud of his naval service and also his career in law enforcement. In addition to serving in the Portland police department, he enjoyed a len-gthy career as a game warden. He retired with the rank of game warden inspector in 1977 after 20 years of service to the Inland Fisheries and Game Department. Lee was also a member of the VFW, American Legion and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was very active as a volunteer firefighter. He was a gold badge member and former captain of Scarborough Fire Department, Engine 4. He was also a member of East Corinth Volunteer Fire Department and a gold badge recipient from there as well. Lee was well known for his sense of humor and could spin a yarn with the best of them. He was predeceased by his parents; his brother, Donald; and his sister, Beverly. He is survived by his wife, Marie of Pine Point; his daughter, Laura-lee A. Downs of Pine Point; his son, Cmdr. Daniel L. Downs, U.S. Navy, retired, and his wife, Ann, and their children, Matthew and Beth Downs of Warminster, Pa.; his sisters, Jean, Joyce and Alison; and his brother, Glen. Lee’s family wishes to thank the exemplary staff at Pine Point Center for Healthcare and Rehabilitation. The loving care they provided to Lee and his family went above and beyond all expectations. Special thanks also go to Hospice of Southern Maine, especially to Maria, Tammy and Dr. Wadland. There truly are angels that walk among us. There will be no visiting hours. A graveside service will take place 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Scarborough Memorial Cemetery, Old Blue Point Road, Scarborough. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lee’s memory may be made to Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 U.S. Route One #1, Scarborough, ME 04074. Arrangements made by Hobbs Funeral Home, 230 Cottage Road, South Portland.