Lee Edgar Stevens

Born in Detroit, MI on November 17, 1962

Departed on July 14, 2020 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Mr. Lee Edgar Stevens, age 57, passed away on July 14, 2020 in Nashville, TN. Lee was born in Detroit, MI on November 17, 1962 to the late Douglas and Julaine Stevens.

Lee loved the Lord and was a member of Long Hollow Baptist Church. He was also a funeral home assistant at Crestview Funeral Home for many years. He was also in the United States Marine Corps as a Gunner. Lee married the love of his life, Mrs. Lydia Lee Stevens on April 5, 1986 and they were married for 34 years.

Lee is survived by his wife, Lydia; brother, Mark Stevens; sister, Laurie Brown; nephew, Jeff (Angela) Lee; and brother in law, Don (Shirley) Lee.

A life celebration will be held at a later date.

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42 Comments to Lee Edgar Stevens

  1. Steve Hammonds
    July 17, 2020 12:21 pm

    Words can’t describe how much I’m going to miss this guy, he was my best friend. Lee and Lydia are just like members of my family. There will be a huge void from now on without Lee.

  2. Brent Schmittou
    July 17, 2020 2:58 pm

    Rest in Peace Lee

  3. Tara Moore
    July 17, 2020 3:06 pm

    This breaks my heart. Lee was a wonderful man also was a great Neighbor. My heart and prayers goes out to their whole family in this time. Lee you will be missed truly.

    • sue allen
      July 21, 2020 7:12 pm

      Lee was a great and hard working man. I enjoyed working with him. RIP my friend. Lord please wrap your arms around Lydia and the family in this time of sorrow.

  4. Terry Pedersen l
    July 17, 2020 3:09 pm

    I want to say Lee was a great neighbor and community friend he would do anything for anyone a really good person he will be missed.

    We will miss you Lee.

    Your former neighbor Terry Pedersen.

  5. Rodney Lechner
    July 17, 2020 4:00 pm

    Can’t believe this is true. 😩 Rod and Ryan are going to miss one of their Marine Corps brothers and all the talks they have about guns. Brothers in arms (Semper Fi) and brothers in the Lord. Loved serving the Lord with you Lee. See you in heaven my friend.🇺🇸

  6. Chris Kane
    July 17, 2020 5:36 pm

    I ll Miss You My Friend. We ve been Friends for 43 years . Many Good Times And Memories, Concerts, Parties.Till we Meet Again. Rest Easy Who- Lee. Love You Man..

  7. Pam Williams
    July 17, 2020 5:43 pm

    Larry and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of Lee. Lee and Lydia were a special couple that served the Lord faithfully at LHG. Lydia and family- we will continue to pray for you in these times ahead. God Bless. Larry and Pam Williams

  8. Sonia
    July 17, 2020 6:34 pm

    Words can not express how much Lee meant to me. I was fortunate to work with him at NHC. He volunteered to be my mock patient for my Master of Nursing program. He was not shy to be put in a video for my nursing program. He gave me many words of encouragement. You will definitely be missed Lee.

  9. Irene Toenyes
    July 17, 2020 6:36 pm

    Lee was a special guy. Always kind, funny, and willing to help anyone. Prayers for Lydia and the family. We will miss you Lee.

    Jake and Irene Toenyes

  10. Grace
    July 17, 2020 7:16 pm

    Lee was an amazing human being. Touching so many lives. It was wonderful to witness his gift with people. He often spoke of his wife with love and gratitude. Praying for his entire family and friends. Rest In Peace Lee.

  11. Jennifer Everett
    July 17, 2020 7:49 pm

    What a great person who will be greatly missed…I also looked for his smile and kind words when working at the hospital.

  12. Linda Anderson
    July 17, 2020 8:03 pm

    What a wonderful, kind man! It was a pleasure knowing him! R I P Lee!

  13. Jennifer mcneese
    July 17, 2020 8:09 pm

    So many heavy hearts you will truly be missed you touched so many people always smiling and happy
    Gone but never forgotten ❤️

  14. Cindy M.
    July 17, 2020 8:19 pm

    Lee was Truly a Good Person! I worked with Lee at NHC and he was always willing to help out where ever needed. He was always joking around and making others smile or laugh. He was awesome to our patients and residents and they Loved him ❤️ I Loved his Humble Heart and Giving Nature, he made this World a better place! He spoke about his wife Lydia all the time, My Prayers go out to you Lydia ❤️ We will Truly miss this Great Man!

  15. Will Saunders
    July 17, 2020 9:06 pm

    I was receiving updates on Lee’s condition, through Facebook friends, and from Lydia. I found myself expecting a message saying he was making a miraculous recovery. With much sadness, that was not the message that came. I can not put into words, what a great friend he has been to me over the many years I have known him. I will miss my friend.

  16. Jackie Duke
    July 17, 2020 9:43 pm

    Lee, was one of a kind…he was always so kind, funny and a blessing to our Family. Lee was such a big personality his presents just engulfed you and always left you uplifted..you will surely be missed.
    Rest in the arms of your Lord.
    Jackie

  17. Tammy Brown
    July 17, 2020 9:53 pm

    I did not know Lee very long I’ve just been working with him the past year at Hendersonville medical center. I enjoyed talking to him about riding motorcycles and he showed pictures of our motorcycles He touched so many lives and so many people are so sad at the hospital thinking about how much this man is truly going to be missed. He always said lovely things about his family and his beautiful wife I’ll be praying for his family and all of the people that loved Lee

  18. Logan Embry
    July 17, 2020 9:56 pm

    Gonna miss you buddy. Rest In Peace brother.

  19. Brooke Hampsey
    July 17, 2020 9:59 pm

    Devastated to hear the loss of Lee. I worked with him for a few years at Hendersonville and he was so kind. He always made our day when he would drop by the nurses station to chat and talk about life. I will miss him dearly. Prayers that everyone he touched and made an impact on celebrate that Lee is singing with the Lord right now, he’s not sad he is the happiest he’s ever been! We should be jealous because now all the angels are in his presence. RIP Lee

  20. Christina Tait
    July 17, 2020 10:12 pm

    The world lost a truly amazing human being. Thank you for always setting the example on how to treat other people. Without a shadow of a doubt you will be in heaven. No matter what was happing around you, you alway’s brought love and kindness to those around you. You will be greatly missed.

  21. Amber Ladd
    July 17, 2020 10:16 pm

    The world lost a treasure. He always had a smile and a laugh for everyone he met. The patients loved him as well as everyone at work. I pray for his wife and family.

  22. rainbow sunshine
    July 17, 2020 11:06 pm

    lee was a joy! such a beautiful soul. he made everyday i saw him a much better day. so blessed to have been able to meet him in this life. so grateful for the grace of G-d in Christ so i can see him again on the other side someday.

  23. Andrea Bowar
    July 18, 2020 1:05 am

    From the days at Sumner Regional and then on to Hendersonville one thing never changed, and that was the fact that you always had a smile on your face and it was your goal to make everyone’s days brighter in some way!!! You always knew what was needed to help out and make every day better. You will be greatly missed by so many!!! Until we meet again…

  24. Kelly Drew
    July 18, 2020 6:55 am

    It was always a joy seeing your smiling face. You were in a good mood every time I saw you. RIP Lee, you will definitely be missed!

  25. Linda Fine
    July 18, 2020 9:55 am

    You couldn’t help but love Lee the first time you met. He was a friend to everyone. He is & will be missed at Hendersonville Medical Center.

  26. Kathy Cormier
    July 18, 2020 10:04 am

    Lee was one of the kindest souls I have ever met. Always willing to lend a hand and go above and beyond at the hospital. He will be missed. Prayers of comfort to his family.

  27. David Weir
    July 18, 2020 10:57 am

    Such a great guy. Praying for all those hurting. We will miss you at HMC.

  28. Rachel Brown
    July 18, 2020 3:24 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Lee. My sympathy to the whole family. May he Rest In Peace GHS classmate class of 1981

  29. Kelly
    July 18, 2020 11:14 pm

    God bless such a joy to talk to at work. He will be missed

  30. Kelly
    July 18, 2020 11:15 pm

    Great guy miss u man

  31. Denise
    July 19, 2020 7:11 am

    We’re gonna miss you buddy! You always made us laugh and you were always first to lend a helping hand. See you on the other side my friend!

  32. Lynde Austin
    July 19, 2020 10:30 am

    I was so shocked to hear about Lee. I worked with him at Sumner Regional and he always treated everyone with kindness and respect. He was a bright light on difficult days. I never saw him without that wonderful smile .The world lost such a good man.

  33. Joe Weaver
    July 19, 2020 1:32 pm

    will miss you good and faithful friend. RIP. ride with the Angels.

  34. Michelle Fyke
    July 19, 2020 10:11 pm

    I truly miss you each day at HMC! I look around the office where you assisted the Supervisors in decorating so we could make it home like. 😊 The last thing was the large clock on the wall in front of our desk, every day I check the time I think about you, your giving to all the staff and patients at work and how it’s not the same without you. Rest In Peace my friend!

  35. Shannon Cyrus
    July 19, 2020 10:51 pm

    Thank you Lee for all the smiles that you put on the patients faces! He made working the night shift fun! Always had a smile in his face and was always willing to do whatever anyone needed. You will be missed but not forgotten! Thank you for your service and for always being YOU!!

  36. Nathan hall
    July 20, 2020 12:34 pm

    Lee was a great man he loved the lord and served I have great memouers he was a awesomest guy RIP lee I rember all the great times we had at long hollow we served togther at lo g hollow hes going be missed

  37. David Franklin
    July 20, 2020 6:34 pm

    Sad news indeed, I will be praying for Lydia and the family. I know he will truly be missed.

  38. sue allen
    July 21, 2020 7:01 pm

    Lee was a great hard working man. I enjoyed working with him. RIP you will be missed.

  39. GARY ALLEN WARD
    July 21, 2020 10:10 pm

    Lee, You will be missed but never forgotten. We shared many adventures my friend. Growing up next to you was never dull. We spent our summers in Castilian Springs running wild. Riding motorcycles places we should never have gone; none of us had a license at just 15. Going to the boat dock and the lake swimming almost everyday. Riding to the store for snacks. School at GHS was just another adventure. Lunch with all of us was always a hoot. Then we graduated and you joined the Marines. Okinawa never saw you coming I’m sure. We always thought you would be the last one to settle dow; if ever. Then you met Lidia. Lee was married and before we knew it ,he had a wife and a house and a real job. Since those days, we all moved on with LIFE. Now I have to say goodbye to you my friend, but I will see you again…for I know where you and I will spend eternity. Youthful exuberance gives way to a lifetime of wisdom.

    Love You Lee

  40. Ruth Wolfe Wright
    July 24, 2020 12:20 am

    Lydia, it is hard to find words in the loss of Lee. I know what a fine person he was and a good husband to you. He has so many friends that will dearly miss him. May the Lord give you much strength and courage at this time.
    If we can help in any way, please let us know. God Bless you and all the Family Love and Prayers, Ruth and JoAnn

  41. Mark Stevens
    July 24, 2020 8:52 pm

    Lee, my precious brother, we were close and always could make each other laugh. But knowing that my brother did so much for other people makes me believe what a good heart he had. Lee would literally give you the shirt off his back to make your life better.

    I will dearly miss brother. It was a true blessing to have Lee as my brother. Rest In Peace Lee.

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