VBFD Ladder 11 C
It is with deep sadness we must advise you of the passing of MFF William D. “Duke” Lee, Jr. Duke passed away this morning while resting comfortably at home. His death is a line of duty death and we are working with his family on arrangements. MFF Tim Trail and a VBFD Honor Guard liaison are with the family now and details will be shared as soon as they are passed on to us. Please keep Duke’s family in your thought and prayers during this difficult time.
Deputy Chief Donna Brehm
Virginia Beach Fire Department
Photo of "The Duke".
Just a few months prior, this past April. MFF Lee and MFF Barber. MFF Barber is also suffering from duty inflicted cancer. MFF Lee succumbed to cancer.
To anyone in the area:
Firefighters (Military) Class A uniform (Service Dress Uniform)
Civilians: I have no idea, but sure you could figure it out.
From: David W. Hutcheson
Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 4:59 PM
Subject: MFF Duke Lee's Funeral Arrangements
The following are the arrangements for Duke:
Viewing- 8/13 and 8/14
Corprew Funeral Home - 1822 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth VA, 23704
Wednesday night the 13th 1700 until 2000
Thursday the 14th 0900 until 2000
Funeral- 8/15, 1100
Tabernacle Christian Church 2500 East Washington St, Suffolk VA, 23434
Internment 8/15, following funeral
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 3920 Airline Blvd, Chesapeake VA, 23321
In lieu of flowerers, the family asks for donations to be made in Dukes name to The American Cancer Society.
VBFD Battalion Chief
Aide to the Chief / Media Relations