Jerry Allen Lee, 81, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, died May 19, 2021, from complications following an accidental fall. He was born April 21, 1940, in American Fork, Utah, the son of Elgen Louis Lee and Ivy Beckstead Lee. He graduated from American Fork High School in 1958 where he enjoyed playing in the band, and the University of Utah in 1968. Jerry served a tour of duty in the United States Navy from 1958 to 1963. He was always proud of serving in the Navy, especially serving on the USS Bon Homme Richard. He married Teresa Kristine Larsen on June 6, 1963, in the Salt Lake Temple. Jerry was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various callings. He enjoyed working with the Boy Scouts and the Cub Scouts. He loved to do Karate and earned his black belt.
He is survived by his wife and children David Allen Lee (Hilda), Mexicali; Rachel Ellen Love, Salt Lake; Dion Seth Lee (Crystal), West Valley; Deila Kristine Lee, South Jordan; Sarah Lynita Lee, West Valley; Kevin Samuel Lee (Rebecca), West Jordan; Alayna Kirsten Lee, South Jordan; sister Brenda Billings (Steven), Highland, Utah; 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents, brothers Ralph Lee and Rex Lee, and sisters Lela Wobig, Peggy Tidwell and Patsy Hill.
A viewing will be held June 1, 2021, at Larkin Mortuary Riverton from 6 to 8 pm at 3688 W. 12600 S. in Riverton, UT. Another viewing will be held June 2, 2021, from 9 to 10:45 am at 11677 Grandville Avenue in South Jordan, UT. A funeral service will be held at 11 am at 11677 Grandville Avenue in South Jordan, UT. Burial will follow at Utah Veterans Cemetery and Memorial Park at 17111 South Camp Williams Rd. in Bluffdale, UT.
The funeral services were previously recorded and can be viewed here: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/klbiw6XrBe5G1IfZrgMWZYvcPfMY1W29dte2prIWr_OCcRe_ilMZGeKM25L4cNfg.Ii8S3uVWi3cEbGfw?startTime=1622651778000