Thomas Edward Lee, 82, of Greeley passed away January 27, 2019. He was born September 21, 1936 in Astoria, Oregon to Robert E. and Maria W. (Schricker) Lee where he grew up and graduated from high school.
After high school, Tom enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed at Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, WY where he met Joan Tomiko Ohashi.
On January 27, 1956, they were married and spent 64 wonderful years together. She preceded him in death on August 24, 2018.
Tom was considered a “Founding Father” of the Millwright Local Union 2834 and was recognized as a respected Journeyman Millwright for his entire career. He loved riding his Harley-Davidson and was a member of the D.B. Motorcycle Club in Hawaii. He was also an avid outdoorsman enjoying long rifle hunting, fishing, camping as well as stock car racing.
Survivors include his children; Kathleen Runnells, Roberta Lee, Margo Agens and Gary Lee, 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and a grandson, Rory Thomas Parker.
Memorial services will be held at Ocean View Cemetery in Astoria, Oregon, on February 9, 2019. A Celebration of Life service will be held in Loveland on June 23, 2019. Friends may leave condolences and find more information on local service details at AdamsonCares.com.