Robert Ryan Lee, January 9, 1923 – March 31, 2017
Photo courtesy of Cheatham County Funeral Home.

Robert Ryan Lee, born January 9, 1923 in Rutherford County, Tennessee passed on March 31, 2017 surrounded by his loving family and dear friends.

Robert Ryan Lee was preceded in death by his wife: Grace Walker Lee, parents: Douglas and Sally Lee, sister: Estelle Woods, brothers: Thurman Lee, Roy Lee, W.T. Lee, Raymond Lee, Ricks Lee, Maurice Lee.

He is survived by: sisters: Elene Butts, Sadie Holt, Tillie Hager, brother: Roger Lee. children, Dick (Nancy) Walker, Janie (Felix) Tejeda, Jim (Teresa) Lee, Gary (Teresa) Lee, Polly (Shaw) Fulton, grandchildren: 11, great grandchildren: 21, lifelong friend and chosen brother Carl Chambliss, and devoted friends and caregivers Dorothy Perry and Faye Ross.

Funeral service for Robert Ryan Lee will be held Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Clarksville Highway Church of Christ, 5444 Highway 41-A, Joelton, Tennessee 37080 at 4:00 p.m.  with Brother Greg Smith officiating.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the church from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The burial will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Spring Hill Cemetery where military honors will be performed. Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons and great grandsons. Honorary Pallbearers are Carl and Gloria Chambliss.

He was a good man, who loved the Lord, and he was a U.S. Army Veteran. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clarksville Highway Church of Christ c/o Cheatham County Funeral Home, in honor of the church he helped build.

Cheatham County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 615-792-2552

Cheatham News extends Condolences to the family and friends of Robert Ryan Lee.