Robert E. Lee

Apr 5, 1948 - Mar 19, 2010
Graveside services for Robert E. Lee of Riverton will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 29, at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. Bishop Mike Baldwin of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will officiate.

Mr. Lee died at Riverton Memorial Hospital on Friday, March 19, 2010, at the age of 61.

Robert Elvin Lee was born in Provo, Utah, on April 5, 1948, the son of Don Elvin Lee and Alice Meniva (Sherman) Lee.

He grew up in Provo and moved to Lander in 1963, graduating from Lander Valley High School in 1966. He came to Riverton in 1994, moved to Douglas in 1995, and returned to Riverton in 2008.

He served with a supply company in the U.S. Army. He received the Army Commendation Medal in support of allied operations in the Republic of Vietnam from July 1969 to June 1970.

Mr. Lee worked as a baker, starting at Mr. D's Bakery with his brother when he was 18 years old. In Douglas, he worked at the Broken Wheel until poor health forced his retirement.

He was of the L.D.S. faith.

Mr. Lee had been a Boy Scout instructor and his family said he enjoyed art, collected baseball cards, and had played baseball when he was younger.

Survivors include a brother, Larry Kay Lee of Riverton; uncles, Carl Lee of Salem, Utah, and Corte Lee; an aunt, Beth Lee Brown of Provo, Utah.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Douglas Don Lee.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.