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Edwin E. Lee Jr., 85, of Gloucester, Va., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at the VA Palliative-Hospice Care Center in Hampton, Va.

He was born in 1930 to Edwin E. Lee and Sarah Francis Lee in Baltimore, Md. After graduating from VPI where he was a member of the Cadet Corps, Ed served his country as a First Lt. in the U.S. Air Force. He then went on to work for NASA as an Aerospace Engineer for 44 years.

Ed was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Gloucester, and St. Paul United Methodist Church, Susan, Va. He was always active in church work and loved teaching Sunday school. Ed was a member of the Mathews Ruritan Club, was involved with Little League Baseball, and had a passion for historic architecture.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 56 years, Dianna Lee; daughter, Linda Lee Earl and husband Peter; sons, Charles Anton Lee and wife Kim and John Ferguson Lee and wife Leslie; grandchildren, Tyler Lee and wife Emily, Madeline Earl, Anne Carter Lee, Jordan Lee and Benjamin Lee; great-grandson, Jack Lee; brother, Alan F. Lee and wife Elizabeth; and sister, Barbara Jung, as well as nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life, conducted by the Rev. Douglas Nagel and the Rev. DeDe Parrish, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church, Gloucester.

In Ed’s memory, please make contributions to First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 581, Gloucester, Va. 23061 or St. Paul United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 103, Susan, Va. 23163.

Arrangements by Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point. Family and friends may share condolences and memories at