Ret. US Air Force TSGT Robert Douglas Lee of Harrisonville, Missouri was born May 11, 1936 in Lepanto, Arkansas the son of Robert Douglas Sr. and Flora (Cummings) Lee. He departed this life on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at the St. Luke’s East Hospital, Lee’s Summit, Missouri at the age of 85 years, 6 months and 28 days.
On February 3, 1961, Robert was united in marriage to Nina Lorea Oringderff in Harrisonville, Missouri.
Robert was a US Air Force Technical Sergeant until his retirement in 1975. Later he was employed at the Harrisonville Post Office until his retirement in 1991. Robert enjoyed going to auctions, finding a bargain, shooting pool, metal detecting and watching westerns on TV. When he was younger, he enjoyed fishing, boating and water skiing.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Robert is survived by his wife, Nina L. Lee of the home; two daughters, Sylvia Roedel and husband Robert, Lee's Summit, Missouri, Shelly Cunningham and husband Bill, Garden City, Missouri; 4 grandchildren, Nic Roedel, Robbie Roedel, Cory Cunningham and wife Becca, Cassie Schrock and husband Levi; 6 great-grandchildren, Maquilla, Karsyn, Isabella, Troy, Kinzlee and Mason; other relatives and friends.
Cremation. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 13, 2021 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri with Military Honors to follow.
Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 13, 2021 at the funeral home.