William D. Lee

William D. Lee, 57, of Gallatin, NY, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, NY.


Born on April 3, 1961, in Sharron, CT, he was the son of James Lee of Little Falls, NY and the late Barbara (Dennis) Lee.


William married Cynthia Chesna in North Tarrytown, NY on May 15, 1982. Cynthia predeceased him on October 11, 2015


For many years, Bill worked as a mechanic and machinist at US Lumber in Pine Plains, NY.


A gentleman farmer, Bill enjoyed working with his animals and tending to his gardens. His greatest joy came with spending time with his grandchildren riding there four wheelers.


He is survived by his two daughters, Amanda Lee of Red Hook, NY, and Jessica (Edward) Yoli of Germantown, NY; his siblings, Rodney (Cindy) Webb of Lakeville, CT, Tim Lee of Livingston, NY, Lisa (Leonard) Jennings of Bradenton, FL, Bonnie (Bruce) Shetsky of Craryville, NY, and Mark (Sandy) Lee of Ancram, NY; his loving grandchildren, Aidan Lee, Francis Bauer, Jr; David Bauer, Kaylee Maddaloni, Kyler Maddaloni, Gretchen Yoli, and Brooke Yoli; along with extended family and numerous friends.


In addition to his wife and mother, a brother, James Lee, Jr predeceased him.


Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 11 - 1 PM. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM. Interment will be private.


Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.