David Lee Obituary, David Lee Has Passed Away – Death Cause
- Isabella Mia
David Lee Obituary, Death – On December 28, 2022, David R. Lee unexpectedly passed away in the comfort of his home in Edmond, Oklahoma. He was born in Albert Lea, Minnesota on December 5, 1951 to parents Marie A. Charlson and Richard L. Lee, both of whom had passed away before to the time of his birth. David had been a very involved member of the Rogues Motorcycle Club and was passionate about both maintaining and riding the Harley motorcycles he owned. When he retired and began working full-time as an upholstery craftsman, he spent many years in the role of maintenance supervisor for Gene Warr of Warr Acres, Oklahoma.
David Lee was well-known as “The Upholstery Man,” and motorcyclists from all over the country would travel to his shop to have him reupholster or otherwise modify the seats of their motorcycles.
Anita J. (Lamb) Lee, David’s wife, and the two of them have been married since July 8, 1989. At the time, they were both members of the Sooner Thunderbird Automobile Club in Oklahoma City, where Anita serves as the club’s secretary. In addition to driving around with the top down and attending monthly meetings, they also participated in a couple International Thunderbird Conventions and enjoyed day outings and sometimes overnight excursions.
David’s parents, brother Charles Lee, and sister Marilyn Oney all passed away before him. His passing was preceded by theirs. He is survived by his step-daughter, Carrie G. Stowell and family (Edmond, OK); his sons, Nic Lee and family (Puyallup, WA) and Jonathan David Lee (Oklahoma City, OK); his sisters, Suzanne Riley, Linda Terveer, and Dianne Heaney; his brothers, Brian Lee and Phillip Charlson; his six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. The viewing will be held on Friday, January 13, from noon until midnight, with relatives present from four until seven o’clock. Funeral services will be held at the Mercer-Adams Chapel in Bethany, Oklahoma on Friday, January 27 at three o’clock in the afternoon.