Joseph “Phillip” Lee, 66, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at his home in Edgewood.
Phillip was born on February 10, 1955, in Dallas, TX, to parents James Edward Lee and Dorothy May Chastain. He was raised in Pleasant Grove and graduated from W.W. Samuel High School in 1973. Phillip later attended U.T. Arlington and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1978. He lived in Mesquite while raising two daughters and owned Lee Landscaping Co. Phillip retired to Edgewood to live near family and roam freely in the happy hunting grounds he loved so much. He was of the Methodist faith and grew up attending Centenary Methodist Church. Phillip enjoyed spending time with his two daughters who were his entire world and his three grandchildren. He was an avid reader, was a friend to every dog and cat he came across, enjoyed running, martial arts, fishing, hunting, and classic rock. He earned his black belt and taught Taekwondo for several years.
Phillip is survived by his daughters, Amanda App and husband, Greg App and their son Henry (3) of Katy, TX; Aubrey Madsen and husband, Conrad Madsen III and their children Mary Palmer (7) and Conrad IV (1) of Dallas, TX, and; sisters, Cathy Sims and husband, Mark of Edgewood, TX, and Vickie Ruiz of Dallas, TX; brother, Jimmy Lee and wife, Kim of Greenville, TX.
There is a hole in our hearts that will never be filled.
We are honored to call you our Daddy….
I’m gonna free fall out into nothin’
gonna leave this world for awhile
Until we meet again, Daddy.
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