Lee, Robert Fred Age: 87

Passed Away: 2010-12-05

Funeral Home: Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors Morrow, Ga

Robert Fred Lee Robert Fred Lee, 87, of Hiawassee, formerly of Jonesboro, passed away at his home on Dec. 5, 2010, of congestive heart failure. He was born on Oct. 14, 1923, in College Park, Clayton County, Ga. He was the last surviving of six children born to the late William Seaborn Lee and Julia Myrtis Smith Lee. Mr. Lee was preceded in death by his grandson, Robert Alexander (Roby) Lee. He graduated from Forest Park High School in 1942. He was a proud WWII Marine veteran, having served in combat at Guadalcanal, Peleliu, and Okinawa. His business, Robert F. Lee Grading Contractor, was located in Jonesboro. Mr. Lee was a member of Forest Primitive Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Dorothy Speir Lee; daughter, Dr. Ann Lee Hall and Elder Daniel Hall; sons, Elder Stanley Z. Lee and Jenifer Wiggins Lee, and Robert F. Lee, Jr., (Bob) and Dale Peacock Lee; grandchildren, David Hall (Liza Hall and stepson, Alex), Micah Hall, Anna Lee Manit (Marc), Matthew Lee, Elisabeth Lee, Jenny Lee Chandler (Adam), Valerie Lee Woodrum (Matthew), Will Lee and Jake Lee; great-grandchildren, Wyatt Chandler, Colton Chandler, and Case Woodrum; nieces, nephew and cousins. Services will be held in the chapel at Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8, with Elder Stan Lee and Elder Daniel Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Primitive Baptist Church cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 5 p.m., to 7 p.m., and Wednesday, from 10 a.m., until time for the funeral. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Forest Primitive Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 423, Forest Park, Ga., 30298. Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors Morrow, Ga., in charge of arrangements, (770) 961-2828.