OBITUARY

Theodore Calvin Lee Jr.

October 11, 1944April 17, 2014
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Theodore Calvin Lee, Jr. "Ted" age 69, died at Providence Hospital, Thursday, April 17, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Pamela Rhodes Lee, two children, Michael David Lee (Retha) of Thomasville, GA and Pamela Lee Heinzman (Jim) of Citrus Springs, FL; six grandchildren, Jessica and Erica Lee and Anna, J. D., Caleb, and Seth Heinzman. He is also survived by his sisters Elizabeth Lee Hammack (Al) of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Barbara Lee Allen (Charles) of Tallahassee, FL, and five nieces and one nephew. Ted was born in Jacksonville, FL. As a young man he was active in Boy Scouts and rose to Eagle Scout. After the family moved to Jacksonville Beach he graduated from Fletcher High School, attended Brevard College then enlisted in the Marine Corps achieving the rank of Sergeant. Following military duty he began a successful career in the maritime industry serving as Shipping Agent in major ports across the country including Clarke, N.J., Chicago, IL, Oakland, CA, New Orleans, LA. Ted finished his maritime career with T. Parker Host, formerly NSA Agencies , Inc. as Mid-Gulf - South Atlantic Manager at the Port of Mobile. He was responsible for many reforms and innovations in the industry. Ted was a member of the Propeller Club of U.S., served on the Maritime Committee for the Mobile Chamber of Commerce, and the Hurricane Preparedness Committee for the U.S. Coast Guard. He was frequently interviewed by The Press Register and the Port Authority Magazine (both Mobile, AL) whenever a shipping accident occurred or a new ship docked in Mobile. He loved his work and was dedicated to his career, the people and the challenges of the industry. Ted was a kind and loving husband, father, grandfather and a trusted and generous friend. Through many serious illnesses, he maintained a positive, gentle and humble spirit. His family and friends will miss him but are peaceful knowing that he is now with his Lord. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 11:00 AM from the chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Graveside services and interment with military honors will be held on Wednesday in the Alabama State Veterans Cemetery in Spanish Ft. AL. at 1:30 p.m. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Christian Agricultural Mission Services (CAMS), P O Box 111, Hendersonville, N.C. 28793 for the service of Steve and Judy Revis; or the Benevolent Ministry Fund of Cottage Hill Baptist Church at 4255 Cottage Hill Road, Mobile, AL 36609. Arrangements under the direction of Radney Funeral Home, 3155 Dauphin Street, Mobile, Alabama 36606. Condolences may be made at www.radneyfuneralhome-mobile.com.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, April 22, 2014
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Sally Davis

May 26, 2014

Mrs. Lee, I am so sorry for your loss. It was my pleasure to take care of Mr. Lee in the hospital. The love that you and your family showed to him daily was inspirational. Thank you for the beautiful flowers you gave to me. I am sorry I wasn't there to accept them in person. I would have given you a big hug. May God bless you and comfort you.
Sally Davis, RN in CCU

David McCann

April 23, 2014

Pam, I am sorry to hear about Ted's passing. I am sure he will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.

Robert Harrison

April 22, 2014

Pam, Mike and Pam, I would like to offer my prayers, sympathy and comfort for you and the family during this season of loss. I have known Ted since 1993 and if it were not for him, I would not be where I am today. It was a pleasure meeting the family, and will continue to keep all of you in my prayers

Sharon Poindexter

April 21, 2014

Pam, I was sorry to hear of Ted's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

April 21, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you, Ted will be missed. I worked with Ted for 21 years at NSA Agencies Houston.
Rosalie Francis (Crosby, Tx)

Kellee Rumbough

April 21, 2014

I'm so sorry to hear about Uncle Ted. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Kellee (Roche) Rumbough and family.

Dana Johnson

April 21, 2014

Pam, I am so sorry to learn about Ted's passing. I started my working relationship with Ted over some 20 years ago. Ted's genuine friendship and professionalism had won trust from many people at USS who had worked with Ted. Ted will truly be missed by many. My deepest sympathy to you. Dana Johnson (Pittsburgh, PA)

George Duffy

April 20, 2014

Pam,
My deepest sympathy on Ted's passing. Our prays go out to you and his family.
He was a hard worker and fought many difficult battles thru the years.
May he now rest in peace in our Lords arms.
George Duffy

Kathie and Ken McDaniel

April 20, 2014

Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Carol Jenkins

April 19, 2014

I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. I'm sending you a hug from afar.