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Robert Edward Lee

January 15, 1971 — December 28, 2018

Robert Edward Lee, 47, was born to Anita (Torres) Lee and Michael G. Lee in Pocatello Id.,

He graduated from Pocatello High where he excelled in wrestling; He then attended Boise and Idaho State. Rob went to work for Simplot in 1996 through 2002. Rob met and married Emily S. Buffalo in 1997; they had three children together Madison, Marcus and Abigail.

In 2002 Rob took a job with INEL and moved the family to Idaho Falls, Id. He and Emily divorced in 2012 and Rob moved back to Pocatello where he lived until his death.

Rob's love of his life was his children, he was proud of all their accomplishments. He was involved in all their sports activities.

Rob enjoyed life to the fullest; he fished, hiked, camped, biked and loved to watch sports. He took great pride in watching his son Marcus excel in wrestling and football.

Rob was known for his generosity and great friendships, he was always the first to help in time of need.

Rob had a passion for cooking; he loved to please everyone with his dishes. Rob had friends from all walks of life; he never met a person without forming a friendship for life.

Rob is survived by his children Madison, Marcus and Abigail, Pocatello; Mother, Anita Lee, Sister, Traci (Tom) Terrall all of Boise; Aunt's and Uncle's Chris (Scott) Studley Longview, Wa., Rose Banks, Beverton, Or., Tony (Ida), Paul (Pennie) Torres, Lisa (Berkeley) Willmore all of Pocatello; and many loved cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father Michael G. Lee, Grandparents Antonio and Ernestine Torres and Edward and Musette Lee.

Services will be held at 5:00 PM, Wednesday, January 2nd at Wilks Funeral Home located at 211 W. Chubbuck Rd., Chubbuck, ID. A Celebration of his life will be held following services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donating to your local food bank.

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