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Donald Ray Lee

May 4, 1935June 26, 2020
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Donald Ray Lee, 85, entered eternal rest on June 26, 2020. He entered the world on May 4, 1935 in Houston, Texas to Elbert Ray and Janie Mae Lee. In his younger years, Donald worked in his parents’ greenhouse and icehouse. Shortly after, he began working for a carpet laying business. Later on, he owned and operated a nursery and hardware store for 54 years.

Donald was an active church member of the Gospel Assemble Church in Humble, Texas for 82 years. He served as the president of the Houston Landscaping & Nursery Association and the Southeast Landscaping and Nursery Association. He loved to work, but most of all he loved loving on his family. His wife, children, great-children, and great-great grandchildren brought him so much joy.

Donald is preceded in death by his parents: Elbert Ray & Janie Mae Lee; brother: Darrow Lee; sisters: Hazel Meyer and Joeeda Serna. Left to cherish his memory, loving wife: Julia Ann Lee; daughter: Donyale Renee Davis and husband Michael; sons: Randall Douglas Lee and fiancé Roberta Norris, Jeremy Paul Lee; grandchildren: Lacy Lee, J.P. Lee, Daniel Lee, Caydon Davis, Morgan Lee, Hadlee Davis, and Wyitt Lee; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters: Emily Faye Hill and Alice Stevenson.

Visitation for family and friends will begin on Monday, June 29, 2020 from 6pm-8pm at Brookside Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at Gospel Assembly Church located at 548 S. Houston Ave. Humble, Texas 77338 on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 11am. Interment to follow in Brookside Memorial Park.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Randall Lee
  • Jeremy Lee
  • Mike Davis
  • Caydon Davis
  • Mark Urban
  • Randy Stevenson
  • Melvin Stevenson
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Kim Elliott

June 30, 2020

I sure will miss you Mr Lee, you were an amazing man and I am so lucky to have been your employee for 7 years. You taught me a lot about hardware and set me straight on life a few times when I needed it. Thank you .. Rest with the angels ... Know that you were loved. 💜

Mike Davis

June 28, 2020

Mr Lee was My father in law Thank you for teaching me the ropes in the hardware business and I promise to you that I will continue on with your legacy of the hardware business and continue to make it grow. I love you dad with all my heart

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