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 Robert Guy Lee

Robert Guy Lee

Birth
Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, USA
Death 15 Dec 1996 (aged 72)
USA
Burial Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, USA
Plot 10-38-3
Memorial ID 87652 · View Source
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Robert Guy Lee, 72, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather died Sunday, Dec. 15, 1996, after a valiant battle to recover from injuries suffered in an auto accident Oct. 10th near Cedar City, Utah.

He was born Feb. 29, 1924 in Tooele, Utah to John LeRoy and Emma Huffaker Lee. He married Melva Ayers, a widow with four children, on March 9, 1946. They were blessed with four more children. Bob was the owner of Lee Plumbing and Heating Company in Tooele, Utah for more than 20 years. He then worked at Tooele Army Depot in electronics and retired in 1982.He was an active member of the LDS church and served as Scout Master, home teacher, clerk and High Priest Group leader. He loved fishing, camping and hunting. "Bob's Pass" in the Government Range in Tooele County is named for him.

He is a kind, gentle man who is missed, loved, admired and respected by all who knew him.

He is survived by his sweetheart of 50 years; his children: Wayne (Patti) Ayers, Bountiful; Jean (Willard) Young, Huntington; Lynda Nell, Dallas, Texas; Shirley (Harold) Ashworth, Irvins; Larry (Nancy) Lee, West Valley City; Eileen (Ralph) Anderton, West Jordan; Roger Guy Lee, Salt Lake City; and a foster son, Patrick (Anne) O'Donnell, Riverton; 35 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren; one brother, George (Lola) Lee, Tooele; and six sisters, Emma Yates, Tooele; Abbie Jorgensen, Las Vegas, Nevada; Jane Hammond, Tooele; Lillian (Curt) Hadlock, Holladay; Phoebe Myler, Provo; and Phillis Miner, Tooele. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Peggy Kay Lee, his parents, his brothers, John S. Lee and Emerson Lee; his sisters, Helen Lee, Beth Park Barney and Zoe Anderson.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 18, 1996 at 12 noon at the Ivins LDS Chapel, friends may call 10 to 11:30 a.m. prior to services. Funeral services will also be held Thursday, Dec. 19, 1996, 12 noon, at the Tooele 7th LDS Ward Chapel, where friends may call Thursday 10 to 11:30 prior. Interment: Tooele City Cemetery under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary.

Published Deseret News Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1996


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87652
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Guy Lee (29 Feb 1924–15 Dec 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87652, citing Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .