Raymond "Ray" Lee

April 11, 1956November 20, 2020

Raymond "Ray" Lee, age 64, passed away suddenly on Friday, November 20, 2020. Ray was born April 11, 1956 in Dallas, TX, the son of E. M. "Shorty" and Mary Lee. Ray was a 1974 graduate of Garden City High School and attended Garden City CC, until being offered a position at Simmons Machine and Pump where he gained his machinist skills, knowledge, and career. This skill set is what promoted him to a career with Boeing Wichita as a machinist for 17 years. During his time with Boeing, Ray met his future wife, Stacey Racette, in 1990 and they were united in marriage on October 14, 2000. Ray eventually opted for a career change into management in 2004, then in 2005 he took a position with a sports apparel company in management sales. This sales experience led to an opportunity for a position with J & J Fence in 2008, where he worked until his health no longer allowed in 2017. These past three years have been challenging for Ray due to serious health issues, which he faced head on with minimal complaints. Ray had a love for family and friends, a passion for Raider's football, and a love for animals; especially dogs. Ray was preceded in death by his father, E. M. "Shorty" Lee; his infant twin sibling; sister, Linda Unruh. Survivors include: wife of 20 years, Stacey Lee; mother, Mary Lee; brother, Bob and wife, Jo Lee; sister, Carrie and husband, Ron Haas; numerous nieces and nephews; 2 great nephews; in-laws, Bob and Mary Racette; sister-in-laws, Lori and husband, Jeff Lookhart, Robin and husband, Dave Holt. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with Fresenius Kidney Care, 1007 N. Emporia, Wichita, KS 67214 and Lifeline Animal Placement & Protection, 310 W. 45th Street North, Wichita, KS 67204.



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Ann & Larry Hook

December 1, 2020

Those we love don't go away ,they walk beside us everyday. Unseen, unheard but always near, so loved, so missed, so very dear.
Your in our hearts and prayers

Julia Ford

November 25, 2020

Ray was a classmate in Garden City High School (1974). He was always a very nice person. Julie Drevnick Ford

Mickey Crues

November 23, 2020

I had a lot of great memories with Ray. I met him while he was employed at Simmons Machine & Pump. He always had time to visit with me as well as invite me over to his house to check out his hotrods. I really enjoyed Ray and especially his personality. He was one of a kind, with an infectious smile. My life was better for knowing this man.

Jackie Walker

November 23, 2020

You and your family are in my prayers. I know there are no words to make it better, but knowing no more suffering will help mend. Jackie walker

Monica Colborn

November 23, 2020

~Sending all our love and hugs~
Dustin, Monica & Easton


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