Robert Earl Lee, 47, of Kensett, Ark., passed away on June 26, 2019, at Unity Hospital in Searcy, Ark. He was born on November 21, 1971, in Des Arc, Ark., to Beatrice Wash and Allen Lee, Sr. Robert graduated from Kensett High School in 1990. While attending Kensett, he played basketball, participated in track, and ran cross-country. He won hundreds of ribbons and trophies over the years. He was a true Blue Devil that loved his beloved coach and father figure, Howard Morris. Robert immediately began working at Searcy Flooring in Doniphan after graduation. He was able to work with his stepfather, Robert Decker, for many years. He started working at Wal-Mart Distribution Center in 1994. He worked almost 25 years at DC 6018. There he met many people and made great life-long friends. Robert is survived by his wife, Heather Baker Lee; his three sons, Keinan, Deshawn, and Aidan Lee; his two grandsons, Keegan and Tristan Lee; two special bonus daughters, Chelsea Windle and Mystikal Landis; his mother, Beatrice Wash Decker; his siblings, Delores Murray, Lorraine (Kent) Bell, Allen Lee, Patrick (Candy) Lee, Nikkie Decker, and Vikkie (Trellis) Collins; his God-daughter, Cadence Pettis; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, friends, and Wal-Mart associates. Robert was proceeded in death by his step-father, Robert Decker; grandparents, Julie Wash and Booker T. Wash Sr.; and brother, Ronnie Murray. Visitation will be Friday, July 5, from 5-7 p.m., in the Searcy McEuen Chapel. Funeral service will be Saturday, July 6, at 1 p.m., in the Searcy McEuen Chapel. Burial will follow at Crow Cemetery in Kensett. Share a memory: www.searcymceuenfuneralhome.com.
Published July 5, 2019