Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Joseph Ronald Lee
October 07, 1945 - May 21, 2018
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Roxboro, NC
Friday May 25, 2018, 7-8:30PM
Theresa Baptist Church
3919 Chub Lake Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
Saturday May 26, 2018, 11AM
Church Service
Theresa Baptist Church
3919 Chub Lake Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
Joseph Ronald Lee, 72, of 2010 Chub Lake Rd., Roxboro passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 9:30 p.m.

He was born in Person County to the late William Lee and Ruth Walker Lee Bowes. Mr. Lee loved the Lord and was a member of Theresa Baptist Church where he faithfully served for over 50 years. He was a skilled tradesman and owner of Joe Lee Carpet and Tile. He enjoyed restoring antique cars and was president of the Northeast Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America for four years. Mr. Lee dearly loved his wife Gilda and their two children and four grandchildren. He was a godly husband, father, papa, friend and neighbor who will be remembered for his work ethic, quiet generosity and loving acts of kindness and service. He had a wonderful sense of humor and loved gospel music, antique car shows, fishing and boating and spending time with friends and family.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Lee was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Jane Chambers; and brother, Bedford Lee.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Gilda Lee; daughter, Christy Derrenbacher and husband Chris of Raleigh; son, Rusty Lee and wife Lorie of Davidson; grandchildren, Jack and Mary Derrenbacher, and Anderson and Bennett Lee; brother, Clifton Lee and wife Pam of Roxboro; foster sisters Linda Carver Hatcher and husband Ray of Roxboro and Frances S. Carver, as well as several beloved nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at Theresa Baptist Church on Friday, May 25, 2018 from 7-8:30 PM. Funeral services will be at Theresa Baptist Church on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 11AM by the Pastor Larry Beaver and the Rev. Herbert Brown. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Theresa Baptist Church, 3019 Chub Lake Rd., Roxboro, NC 27574.