Our Father's Burial Wish

A man with a heart of gold in which he wore on his sleeve. Our Father, Bobby Lee, just turned 54 years old on July 31, 2018. We had his birthday party for him on Sunday 8.4.18 he wasn't feeling the best then. Monday evening he was unresponsive, we got him to the hospital in which he was transferred to ICU. Tuesday evening he was sent home on Hospice. My Daddy is dying from COPD & Congestive Heart Failure. His lungs are no longer releasing carbon dioxide. He's such a strong man & has endured so much in his life it's a miracle he lived to even reach this point. In 1989 he was hit by a drunk driver while riding his motorcycle, took his left leg,  crushed his pelvis & almost killed him then. He had surgically planted staff infection, shot in the chest centimeters away from his heart they removed his upper left lobe of his lung, & the list goes on. He's had numerous encounters with death & survived every one of them but this one he just can't beat. He moved to Eureka IL 7 months ago to be closer to us kids & his grand kids, we have loved every minute of it. Now that this is happening we don't know where to turn to. He's been on disability since 1991, he doesn't have a life insurance policy which means we have no help to bury him. His father passed away in July of 2000 & there is a slot next to him that was reserved for my Dad, 18 years ago, next to his Father is the only place my Daddy will be able to rest. We can't get him there on our own especially with such a short notice. He keeps asking me if he's going to be able to get to Murphysboro IL to be buried next to his Dad. It tears me up this is what he's worried about. I promised him we would do everything in our power to get him there. As I write this with a shattered heart, I pray we can get the help we need to lay Our Father to rest. He has 3 kids, myself Jennifer Lee, a son Bobby Lee, & his youngest Jessica Clover. He has 4 grandkids in which he loves beyond words ages 12, 9, 3, & almost 3 months. Please help us to give him the proper burial in the place we all know he is destined to be. Thank you all.

Donations

  • Cheryl Sotelo 
    • $200 
    • 21 mos
  • Pam&John Lee 
    • $70 
    • 22 mos
  • The Weber’s  
    • $20 
    • 22 mos
  • Mark LeVault 
    • $25 
    • 22 mos
  • Pamela Mielke-Wundrow 
    • $100 
    • 22 mos
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Organizer

Jennifer Lee 
Organizer
Eureka, IL
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