Curtis B Lee
On March 12,2021,Curtis B. Lee went to be with the Lord. Curt was born at St. Charles Hospital in Bend, Oregon on September 5, 1943, to Clyde and Mary Lee. He grew up and spent most of his life in Madras.
He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force after high school, and married his first wife, Beth, with whom he had two daughters: Angie and Wendy. After a divorce, he met Patricia (Pat), whom he married and spent 45 years with.
Many remember Curt from his working at several local jobs that enabled him to interact with much of the residents of Madras. He spent time with Les Schwab Tires, Warm Springs Forest Products, Deschutes Redi-Mix,and he retired from Ron McDonald Chevrolet.
Curt enjoyed going for drives in the mountains and spending time watching his most favorite thing - Nascar Racing.
Curt is survived by daughters, Wendy M. Lee, Angela (Angie) D. Jones; stepson, Jeffrey Goodell, all of Madras; sister, Clydell (Gary) Ruhl, of Prineville; sister-in-laws, Joann (Larry) Bynum, and Betty Harsh.
Curt leaves behind several grandchildren: Aaron Miller, of Madras, Jeremy Goodell, of Madras, Ryan (Laura) Vanvalkenburgh, of Newton, Kansas,and Nicole (Kevin) Goodwin, of Bremerton, Washington; great-grandchildren: Lindsey Miller, of Madras, Elijah and Natalie Vanvalkenburgh, of Newton, and Elise Michelle Goodwin of Bremerton. Curt is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He will be missed by all, but not forgotten.
Curt was preceded in death by his parents: Clyde and Mary Lee; stepfather, Dick Snodgras; wife, Patricia; brother, Herbert (Herb) Lee; and stepdaughter, Michelle Reid.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.