John Lee Jr.
Published 9:20 am Friday, September 29, 2017
PORTSMOUTH — John “Bubba” Lee Jr. entered his eternal rest on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in his residence.
He was born to the late John and Earline Whitehead Lee on Feb. 16, 1951.
John Lee retired from the Army in 1992 after 20 years of service.
He was a faithful disciple of Solomon’s Temple, where he served on the Men’s Ministry, Usher’s Ministry, Trustee Ministry and the Male Chorus, where he enjoyed singing with the Sons of Solomon.
He is survived by his wife, Elder Karen Walker Lee; three children, Krystle Murphy, Sheena Graham and Ulrica Graham; three sisters, Carrie Dowson (Jesse), Lucy Hunt (Walter) and Minister Cynthia Woodley (Kenneth); three brothers, Deacon Alvin Lee Sr. (Brenda), Darnell Lee Sr. (Kim) and Milton Lee (Neomi); two uncles; two brothers-in-law; mother-in-law, Glennie Walker; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The celebration of life service will be at noon on Saturday, Sept. 30, in First Baptist Church, 318 Hall St., Franklin.
Viewing will be on Friday, Sept. 29, from 4 to 7 p.m. in Shivers Funeral Chapel. and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 2, in the Albert G. Horton Jr. Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk.
For more information, please visit www.shiversfuneralchapel.com.