1938 James 2020

James Lee

October 29, 1938 — April 1, 2020

James R. Lee, 81, died April 1, 2020 at Granite Wellness and Rehabilitation. Jimmy was born on October 29, 1938 in Cheyenne, to Oliver and Helen Lee, one of ten children.

Upon leaving school, Jimmy worked in construction, specializing in dry wall. Jimmy was a hard worker and took pride in his work. Jimmy enjoyed referring to himself as Jimmy Lee Martinez to better fit in with his Spanish speaking coworkers. Jimmy enjoyed fishing, going to the rodeo, and gambling at the VFW.

Jimmy married Gloria Horn and had two sons, Robert Lee and Bret Lee. He later married, Barbara.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents; seven sisters and two brothers.

He is survived by his two sons; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Jimmy will be remembered and missed by family and friends as well as the staff at PACE, Granite Wellness and Rehabilitation and Mountainside Apartments where he lived for many years. May he rest in peace. Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered at www.schradercares.com.

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