Patrick Joseph Lee, 65, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly on February 7, 2013.
Graveside services will be held promptly at 10:00 a.m., on Monday, February 11, 2013, at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, 5201 S. Southwood Road, Springfield, under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home South.
Patrick was born in New York City on June 16, 1947. He graduated from Vianney High School and continued on to receive several degrees from the Universities of Missouri and Colorado. Patrick was married to Carol on September 12, 1968; they were married for 44 years. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, reaching the rank of Specialist E-5. Patrick worked as a Vice President of production for Syntex, then Scinopharm-Taiwan. He enjoyed moving mounds of earth, reading, and working in the yard.
Patrick is survived by his wife Carol; his sons: Sean and wife Sallye, Colin and his wife Annette, and Kevin; and his grandchildren: Meridyth and Hadyn.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to: Missouri Veterans Cemetery-Springfield Assistance League.