Mr. Anthony “Tony” Lee, 66, of Independence, Missouri departed this life on July 15, 2018 at his home.
Tony was born on July 2, 1952 to the union of Percy and Olivia Lee in Detroit, Michigan.
He was preceded in death by his mother and a son.
Tony received his education in Detroit, Michigan before moving to Kansas City over thirty years ago. Tony was a self-made Screen Printer and Entrepreneur, receiving many awards for his outstanding screen printing. He received many awards from different organizations and from Vice-President Al Gore. Tony was a former member of Forest Grove Baptist Church. In 1991, Tony was blessed with a baby boy named Jarray Lee. In 1998 Tony found the love of his life, Prudence Wesson and they were married April of 2000.
Tony never met a stranger. He had a beautiful spirit and will truly be missed by all who knew him. Tony gave most of his life as a football, baseball and basketball Coach for over fifteen years to many young men around the Metropolitan area.
Anthony “Tony” Lee leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Prudence Robinson Lee of Overland Park, Kansas; father, Percy Lee of Detroit, Michigan; one son, Jarray Lee of Kansas City, Kansas; stepson, Marty Robinson of Kansas City, Missouri; step-daughter, Sauvé E. Wesson of Raytown, Missouri; two brothers, Paul Lee (Allison) of Wichita, Kansas and Raymond Lee (Marcie) of Kansas City, Missouri; one sister, Kim Lee Ousley of Detroit, Michigan; two step-sisters, Rose Ann and Kathy Wittenberg of Detroit, Michigan; one granddaughter, Britain Lee of Kansas City, Kansas; two nephews; three nieces; other relatives and friends.
Memorial Celebration for Mr. Anthony (Tony) Lee will be held Saturday, July 28, 12:00 p.m. at Forest Grove Baptist Church, 1417 N. 9th Street, Kansas City, Kansas.