Thee Chet Lee the man, the myth, the legend left this spinning rock surrounded by beautiful women.
Updated: Mar 18
Chester A. Lee
The man, the myth, the legend
Thee Chet Lee…..The man, the myth, the legend left this spinning rock surrounded by beautiful women giving their undivided attention to him at Geisinger Medical Center, Bloomsburg, PA. He first graced this earth with his presence in North Carolina on March 25, 1956, the son of the late Margaret (Maggie/Margie) Maloney from Danville Pa, who was a fierce as she was beautiful, and 82nd Airborne Robert E. Lee Jr. He was also preceded in death by his Stepfather, the timeless Jim Maloney.
Chester graduated from Danville High School and attended Bloomsburg University.
Chester was an active member of the Rock Run Hunting Club, American Legion Danville Post 40, Freemasons Danville Mahoning Lodge 224, Susquehanna Billiards, his favorite watering hole, Washies Fire Co, Danville and a very proud supporter of the NRA
He worked as a union millwright/turbine mechanic/welder for over 30 years with Local 443. He volunteered at Montour County Sportmens Working for Kids.
Chester enjoyed, being Chet! He even had his own theme song called “The Chester Man” that we are going to miss hearing. He loved being a Pappy and spoiling his grandsons. He loved yelling at the TV when his Raiders played. He loved going to see Penn State football and the college kids loved him back, usually having “drinks” delivered to our seats when they would escape the college section. He enjoyed playing pool and volunteering wherever he was needed. Chet enjoyed posting controversial memes on social media and being in the MAGA club (we all have our flaws). He also enjoyed playing chicken on his Harley with deer with a record of 2-0 that earned him the name, Deer Slayer. He will always be remembered for his red solo cups, the millon laughs and living life to the fullest.
Thank you for being our Dad. Sixty-five years wasn’t long enough, but we are thankful for every moment. In his final act of awesomeness, he was an organ/tissue donor and helped anywhere from 50 to 100 people from his donation.
Chester is survived by and married STILL to his wife, whom he loved to call Susie for 38 years, one son, Ryan Lee of Bloomsburg, one daughter Heather Lee and husband John Barnhart IV of Mount Carmel. Also surviving are his two grandsons, Kai and Hunter. He is also survived by his sister, Melanie (Lee) Breeden and her husband Gary of Chesterfield, VA and their two daughters and his brother, Robert Lee and his wife Sharon of Danville and his two sons. His Uncle, Butch Lee, former Chief of Police of Danville Pa, and wife Linda also survive him as well as his Aunt Carolyn Stere (McIndoe) of Williamsport Pa, as well as numerous cousins that adored him. surviving are numerous cousins that adored him.
The family will provide flowers.Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Montour County Sportmans Working for Kids 105 Klein Road Danville PA or the Ronald McDonald House 100 N. Academy Avenue and Trembulak Way Danville PA17821.