Joseph Bryan Lee Sr.

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Joseph Bryan Lee Sr.

Virginia Beach - Joseph Bryan Lee Sr., 71, died March 28, 2014. Mr. Lee was born in Portsmouth, VA to the late Acey R. Lee and Nellie Brinson Creasy. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Coast Guard. Mr. Lee retired from the Ford Motor Company after 32 years of service, was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, the Shawboro Ruritan Club, and the Princess Anne Masonic Lodge #25. He was a renowned decoy carver and had won several awards for his work. Mr. Lee was predeceased by a son, Joseph Bryan Lee Jr.; sister, Lillian Holloman; and brother Larry Lee.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 49 years, Edna Strawhand Lee; daughter, Susan Lee Spinks and husband Stephen of Virginia Beach; grandson, Syris Spinks, USMC of HI; brothers, Acey Lee of Chesapeake and Jerry Lee of Greenville, N.C.; and a host of other family and friends.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Chuck Mosely officiating. A reception will immediately follow in the church social hall. Memorial donations may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church "new" building fund. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com.

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Altmeyer Funeral Home Southside Chapel
5792 Greenwich Road Virginia Beach, VA 23462
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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 1, 2014
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