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Robert Irwin Lee

February 15, 1947 ~ March 20, 2021 (age 74)

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Robert Irwin "Bobby" Lee was born February 15, 1947 in Baltimore, MD to Ann Florene (Rolland) Lee. He left this earthly life to enter the next life on March 20, 2021 in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 74 years.

He attended Jones Academy at Hartshorne, Oklahoma, graduating from Hartshorne Sr. High School with the Class of 1965, and went on to graduate from Haskell Institute, Lawrence, KS, studying automobile mechanics. After graduation from Haskell, he was drafted into the US Army and served two years which included one year in Germany.

After the tour with the army Bobby returned to Oklahoma and began working in the Oklahoma City area. His various jobs included auto parts sales, auto mechanic and jet engine repair at Tinker Air Force base.

He became certified as a Security Officer and worked for private security, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, and later worked as mail courier for the Oklahoma Tax Commission, where he retired.

Robert Lee joined the Oklahoma National Guard and served with the 745th Military Police Company, which was headquartered at Oklahoma City. During his service with the National Guard he saw service in Panama, having arrived prior to Operation Just Cause, and in Saudi during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Also serving in Oklahoma City assisting with providing security during the days after the Murrah Building bombing. The 745th MP Company was deactivated shortly after that deployment period.

Bobby then transferred to the Army Reserve's 366th Military Police

Company, reporting in to Stillwater, OK for drill. He retired from the military with a combined service of 28 years.

He is preceded in death by his mother Ann (Rolland) Holder and his brother Gerald "Hutkey" Scott.

He is survived by his son Robert Scott Lee, daughter-in-law Casey Lee, granddaughters Marie and Scarlett Lee of Oklahoma City;

brothers Harley Revis, Sam Revis, Lester Revis, and Edmund Dale, and sisters Faith Ann Revis and Marie Revis of Sapulpa, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

"Bobby" Lee, as he was commonly known, enjoyed spending time with his granddaughters, and will be remembered for his love of family, his willingness to help others, his sense of humor, and for his love of guns and military stories.2

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 23, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home
1208 S Main
Sapulpa, OK 74066

Graveside Service
Wednesday
March 24, 2021

10:00 AM
Green Hill Cemetery, Sapulpa

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