April 28, 2012

Dick Lee Jr.

Sgt. Dick A. Lee Jr., age 31, of Orange Park, Florida, died on April 26, 2012, in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Sembach, Germany.

Dick had signed up for the Army during his senior year at Keystone Heights High, aiming at a career as a military policeman when he graduated in 2000. He was 12 years into his service. He planned to stay until he could retire and then find work as a police officer. 

Military officials stated that Dick Lee was a great soldier and military dog handler and that everyone who knew him considered it an honor to serve with him. They also stated that he was a consummate professional and that he undertook every mission with passion and strived to be the best at everything he was asked to do. 
Light a candle for Dick. Light
his way to Heaven.

It was also stated that he was a dedicated father, husband, son and soldier who will never be forgotten. 

Dick is survived by many loving friends and relatives including his parents, Brenda and Larry Carroll; his sister, Vanessa Compton; his brother, Michael Carroll; his wife, Katherine G. Lee and their two sons, David and Joshua. 

Let us pray that Dick Lee Jr. is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

1 comment:

Cindy said...

May God made you passing without pain and we want to thank you for making the sacrifice of your life to protect lives and bring freedom to our county. I know your parents were proud. We are sending our condolences to father and former step-mom, Kerry, your mom and the rest rest of your family. I know that they must of been so proud of the work you did.