RALPH LEE WILSON
CHESAPEAKE, VA.- Ralph Lee Wilson of Chesapeake, Virginia and Edenton, North
Carolina died peacefully in his home on Thursday, July 9, 2009 at the age of 76.
Lee graduated from Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia in 1951 and entered
the United States Navy. Upon completion of his tour of service with the Navy,
Lee attended William and Mary College, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in
Chemistry. He was employed by the Department of Defense at the Portsmouth Naval
Shipyard as a Chemist for the remainder of his career, retiring at the age of
Lee was preceded in death by his mother, Hattie Poole Wilson, and his father,
Milton L. Wilson in 1969. He had a great love of classical music, old movies,
computers, plants and his home at Nixon’s Beach, North Carolina. Those mourning
his passing include Dr. James E. Steele, Shirley Parker, Jim Jennings, Nellie
Cox, Jean Kane, Terry and Margie Fager, Jesse Fager, Kathryn and Larry
Hedgepeth, Smitty and Cathy Whitaker, Joe, Jill, Joseph, Jenny and Tristan
Anderson, Dorothy Conklin and George H., his computer guru.
A kinder, gentler man the world has never known.
Services will be private.
Condolences may be shared with the family at altmeyer.com
Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, is in charge of the