Anthony (AJ) R Lee JR. went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 9, 2019. He was born on Christmas morning in 1992. He is a member of Greenstreet Baptist Church and is the youngest son of Anthony (Rick) and Holly Cochran Lee of Daytona Beach, Florida. He is survived by 3 older brothers, Trent (Shari) Reid, of Greenville, S.C., Levi (Mary) Browning of Waynesville, N. C. and Garon Lee, of Greenville, S.C. and 5 nieces and nephews. Grandparents, Russell and Judy Cochran of Nantahala, NC and Eunice Lee, of Greer, SC. He is predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Buddy Lee of Greer, NC
AJ was an adored son, grandson, and brother. A respected insurance agent and manager of the Daytona Beach branch. He loved his work and he loved his family, and he loved the Lord.
The family will receive friends at Briartown Baptist Church, 506 Briartown Church Road, Topton, NC 28781on Saturday November 16, form 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm with the funeral service following visitation. Rev. Scott Roper, Rev. Bo Phillips, and Rev. Mike Lee will be officiating. The burial will be held in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Levi Browning, Trent Reid, Garon Lee, Tanner Reid, Justin Solesbee, Devon (Kenneth) Simmons, Dustin Pulliam, and Chad Henderson. We look forward to being with him in eternity.
2 Corinthians 5:1-8 1For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. 2For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven: 3If so be that being clothed we shall not be found naked. 4For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life. 5Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit. 6Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the LORD: 7(For we walk by faith, not by sight:) 8We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the LORD.
In lieu of flowers AJ would have loved any commemoration to celebrate his life to be made to Bethel Colony of Mercy 1675 bethel Colony Rd, Lenoir N.C. 28645 where they are doing amazing work for the Lord.
His scripture is Mark 11:22-23
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