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Ja Hyun Lee, PhD

April 25, 1925 - February 14, 2020

Dr. Lee was a dedicated, brilliant scientist, professor of physics, mentor to many students in the US, Korea, & International Scientific Society; most of all, he was the most loving father, husband, son and patriarch to the entire Lee family both here in the US and South Korea.

He was a tireless worker who worked until age 80 as a research professor at Vanderbilt University, Hampton University and NASA at Langley in Hampton, VA.

He was greatly loved and admired and respected by all who had a chance to meet or work with him.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife of 68 yrs, Chang Bok Lee; 4 children; 5 grandchildren; and a younger brother in South Korea; and many nieces and nephews. He was the epitome of love and wisdom and greatly loved by his family, relatives, friends in return.
We love you Dad. Rest in peace within the loving arms of our Lord in heaven.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Altmeyer Funeral Home-Denbigh Chapel at 12893 Jefferson Ave., Newport News at 1:30 PM with a committal to rest at Peninsula Memorial Park located at 12750 Warwick Blvd., Newport News at 3:00 PM.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020

Time: 1:30 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel

12893 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23608

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm


Peninsula Memorial Park

12750 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, Virginia 23606

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