Robert "Bob" Lee

Mar 19, 1933 - Aug 13, 2020

East Lawn Memorial Park
4300 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA, 95819


Robert “Bob” Lee passed away on August 13, 2020, surrounded and embraced by those he loved. Bob was born on March 19, 1933 in San Francisco, CA, raised in Oakland, CA, and resided in Sacramento, CA with his loving and devoted wife of 62 years, Lucille “Lu” Lee. Bob graduated from San Francisco City College and shortly after, was drafted by the United States Army. Bob became an honorable Korean War Veteran, Corporal Rank, who served his Country while being stationed in Tokyo, Japan. After his years of military service, Bob was employed at The State of California, Bridge Department, where he retired after 32 years of dedicated State Service. During his employment at the State, Bob’s entrepreneurial talent also allowed him to enjoy the many fruits of his hard earned labor.

Bob’s joy came from spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren, travelling, gardening, hanging out with his “Friday Lunch Group”, “Saturday Morning Coffee Group”, “Oakland Lunch Group”, and watching and rooting for his favorite football team, The San Francisco 49ers.

Bob will be remembered as a wonderful, loyal, and kind gentleman as well as a devoted husband, beloved father, and best grandfather. Bob is survived by his wife, Lucille, son, Brian (Angie), daughter, Carol (Alex), and grandchildren, Megan, Katelin, Ashley, Dillon, and Brody (who were always the light of his life).

Private services for Bob will be held; however, there will be a joyous Celebration of Bob’s Well-Lived Life at a future date, once there is a return to normalcy. A special thank you to UC Davis Medical Center’s, Dr. Lara Zimmerman, MD, and the entire UC Davis Neurology ICU Nursing Team and Staff for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to UC Davis Medical Center ICU or The American Red Cross Blood Services.


  • Carol says:

    Forever in our hearts, Dad. We miss you but know you’re soaring with the angels from above. Rest In Peace.

  • Angie says:

    We will all miss you terribly but you will always be in our hearts.

  • Toby Wong says:

    Mr. Lee, you will be greatly missed by your family and friends. May you rest in peace.

  • Wesley Fong says:

    I recall Uncle Bob’s laid back good nature and big laugh. We are so sorry for your loss Auntie Lu, but always remember the 62 wonderful years you had together. May he RIP.

  • Sandi says:

    John and I will always remember you Uncle Bob. We will always remember the family gatherings we enjoyed together – laughing and talking about life.

  • Charles & Alice says:

    Our heartfelt condolences to Lu and family! We’ll certainly miss his friendly smile, for sure, and getting together on cruises! We had a lot of fun moments then.

    You will really be missed!

  • Rosetta says:

    You will be greatly missed, Mr. Lee! My deepest condolences to your family during this difficult time.

  • Tom Yu says:

    I did not get a chance to know Mr Robert Lee, but I know his son Brian really well, and only a wonderful father can raise such a great son. My condolences to the Lee family,

  • Michelle Fan says:

    I had the honor of treating Mr. Lee at my office for acupuncture nearly 30 years. He will be surely missed. My condolences to the Lee Family.

  • Karen W Dea says:

    Uncle Bob thank you for tracing our families genealogy , for me it showed how special to be in the same family as you. Rest in heaven.

  • Annie Wong says:

    Sharing in everyone’s sadness as we honor and recall fond memories with Mr. Lee and his loving family. With deepest sympathies — Annie

  • Jason D says:

    Everytime I saw Uncle Bob, he always greeted me with a warm smile, a firm handshake, and a welcoming laugh. I will miss that. May you rest in peace.

  • Arlene Dea Deeley, & on behalf of brothers Duane & Bradley Dea says:

    Our deepest sympathy to cousin Bob Lee’s family. He and his wife Lu Ar the kindest,nicest people to be with in family banquets, reunions, family history interview. He is missed.

  • Clifton and Joseph says:

    I remember Uncle Bob’s wisdom through his stories, humor, and ability to connect with everyone. He has touched many hearts through his kindness, and his wonderful presence is missed dearly. Prayers to the entire family.

  • Eric Mar says:

    To Brian, Angie, Carol & the Lee Family please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of Mr. Lee. What a loving & full life he shared with all of you. And I’m so grateful I was able to get to know him as 1 of Brian’s high school buddies decades ago. May he Rest In Peace & love.

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