American Veteran 02

John Edward Lee, Jr.

August 29, 1935 ~ November 9, 2019 (age 84)

Obituary

John Edward Lee, Jr. was born in Lynchburg, Virginia on August 29, 1935 to the late Mary Rose and John Edward Lee, Sr. He entered into rest on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

John was educated in the public schools of Madison Heights, Virginia. He retired from the United States Navy where he served for twenty-years using his skill and gift for cooking. He also worked as a Painter over the years. He loved getting together and dancing with family and friends. He leaves a great legacy.

John was married to Pearlie Mae Green for forty-five years. She preceded him in death. From this union they were blessed with four children, Mary Michelle Lee-Winters (deceased), Christopher Lee, Angela Smithson-Prosser (Larry) and John Lee, III.

John is also survived by his sister, Virginia Clark; seven grandchildren, Shantae Jones, Kristen Massenburg, Arsenio Smithson, Don Smithson, Amy Davis, Taeja Lee and Tristan Lee; nine great-grandchildren, Sincere Smithson, Ah’Nyla Smithson, Kassen Massenburg, Kamari Massenburg, Jada Ward, Christian Jones, Emily Brooks Lasiyah Jones and Qinn Brooks; one great-great grandchild, Bri’Lee Moseley; in-laws, Martha Young (Allen), Josephine Pitts, Ruby Peavie, Issac Green (Deloris) and Jacob Green (Devonna); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many sorrowing friends.

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Services

Viewing
Friday
November 22, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Andrew AME Church
125 South 9th Street
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Home Going Service
Friday
November 22, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Andrew AME Church
125 South 9th Street
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Interment Following Service
Friday
November 22, 2019

Beaches Memorial Gardens
1500 Main Street
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

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