Robert E. Lee, age 82, of Calvary, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2023, at Baptist East Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on March 24, 1941 in Lebanon, Kentucky to the late Thomas and Amy Lee. Mr. Lee was a proud farmer and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Theresa Bradshaw and Gertrude Mattingly.
Survivors include his loving wife, Iona Lee of Calvary; daughter, Mindy (Glen) Hamilton of Calvary; two sons, Richie (Cathy) Lee and Scott Lee, both of Calvary; five siblings, Imelda (Joe) Smith of Georgia, Janie (Jerry) Lanham of Lebanon, Susie (Joe) Williams of Louisville, Tommy (Sue) Lee of Lebanon, Addie Hill of Louisville; seven grandchildren, Amanda Mattingly, Sarah Hamilton, Olivia Hamilton, Madison Lee, Evan Lee, Cameron Lee, John Lee; two great-grandchildren, Nolan Mattingly and Parker Clark.
Visitation was from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 2023 at Bosley Funeral Home with a prayer service that was held at 7:00 p.m., officiated by Deacon Joe Dant.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 22, 2023 at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Cameron Lee, John Lee, Evan Lee, Stevie Lee, Ted Bray and Rusty Bray.
Honorary Pallbearers were Sam Mattingly, Tommy Phillips, Larry Lee, Terry Graves, Terry Lee and Eddie Lee.