Chris Alexander Lee, Jr., was born July 21, 1964, in Buckingham, Virginia to Chris and Dorothy Lee. He was baptized at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Dillwyn, Virginia at an early age, where he served as a junior usher and sang in the Men's Chorus. Chris was an usher and landscaper at New Hope Baptist Church. Educated in the Buckingham County school system, he graduated from Buckingham County High School in 1982. Chris was a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He loved life and was loved by everyone he met. He was always there for whomever needed help in any capacity. Loved by his family and friends, Chris would always make sure to attend gatherings to fellowship. He loved traveling, being on the beach, and spent a lot of time at Virginia Beach. He would travel all over the eastern seaboard and especially loved going to Florida to visit his brother-in-law. Chris was always working on cars, driving his tow truck, and helping others in general. He was a busy man from sun up to sun down but always found time for family and his favorite pets, Jazzy and Prince. The Dallas Cowboys was his favorite NFL team.\nChris was preceded in death by his father, Chris Lee, Sr., brother, Alexander Lee, and sister, Dolly Marshall.\n\nHe leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted wife, Mrs. Bernnett S. Lee; beloved mother, Mrs. Dorothy M. Lee; daughters, Kristin L. Martin (Eric) and Kristina Lee (Xavier); stepsons, Richard and Anthony Smith; grandsons, Tahjee Whitaker, Brennan Freeman, and Eric Martin III; his brothers, Raymond Lee (Sandra), Steve Lee (Darlene); his sisters, Laura Fowlkes, Julia Smith (Pete), Edna Hight (Bob), and Brenda Reid (Lawrence); brothers-in-law, Bernard Smith, Jr., and William Henry Smith; sister-in-law, Willette Hughes; devoted nephews, Charles Gregory and Rodney Lee; and a host of nieces and nephews, relatives, and friends. Chris fought especially hard to stay with his family and little Eric, to teach him how to work on cars and take him wherever he went just as he did for Tahjee and Brennan. Chris made a point of saying that he wanted to attend the Funk Fest at Virginia Beach this summer.\n\nHe will be truly missed!!!\n\nA celebration of life will be Monday, March 21, 2022 Mimms Chapel at 1:00 PM. Interment Oakwood Cemetery.