Zak Lee

Born in Madison, TN on January 6, 1995

Departed on February 26, 2017 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Zak Lee, age 22 of Hendersonville, passed away February 26, 2017. He was known to his family and friends as a loving and free spirited young man with a tender heart and gentle nature. His parents, Nannie and others in his family were the most influential in Zak’s life. He loved vacationing at the beach and holiday gatherings which were very special times, drawing the ones he loved so much closer together in celebration. One of Zak’s favorite hobbies was bowling, as he twice bowled a 300 and went to the State Bowling Tournament with BHS. He could also be found playing a game of basketball or a round of Hillbilly Golf, X-Box, and Pokemon Go. Zak also had a love of music listening to “So Long” (Guster), “Rose Golden”, (Kid Cudi), and “Wish You Were Here” (Incubus). His free spirited side led him to enjoy beautiful sunny days, especially at the beach, and warm starry nights where he could search the stars.
Zak Lee was preceded in death by his grandparents, Betsy Lee and Billy Etheridge; great-grandparents, Rogers and Frances Kell.
Zak is survived by his parents, Tommy and Amy Lee; grandparents, Buddy Lee and Carl & Bettie Kell; aunts and uncles, Carla Kell, Barbara Fernandez (Derick), Tricia Orme (Justin), Phillip Lee (Susan), Lisa Martin, and John Lee (Rachel); cousins, Dustin & Kolby Carpenter, Jeffrey Fernandez, Nicholas Lee, Noah Lee, Abbey Lee, Amanda Martin, Rachel Lee, Levi Donoho, Stephen Donoho, and Dylan Donoho, Ava, and Lottie Banks Carpenter. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 2pm-8pm and Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 12pm-2pm at Hendersonville Funeral Home. A life celebration service will be held on Thursday at 2pm at the funeral home with interment to follow in Hendersonville Memory Gardens. Hendersonville Funeral Home 353 E Main St. Hendersonville, TN 37075 615-824-3855 hendersonvillefh.com

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44 Comments to Zak Lee

  1. Stephen S. Brown
    February 27, 2017 4:03 pm

    Amy, Tommy, and family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We’ll remember Zak as a kind soul who we never heard complain.
    He is and will be missed.

    Much love,

    Mr. and Mrs. Stephen S. Brown & Family

  2. Karen Pentecost
    February 27, 2017 4:34 pm

    My heart goes out to you and all the family. Praying for peace.

  3. Rev.G.Allen & Beverly Boyd
    February 27, 2017 9:46 pm

    We may be miles away but our hearts are there & hurting with you guys. Please Know that we are Praying & We Love Ya’ll Very Much! May GOD comfort, & give you all strength from Heaven above Right Now and in the days to come In JESUS Name!
    We Love Ya’ll !
    Allen & Beverly Davenport Boyd

  4. Beverly Boyd
    February 27, 2017 9:48 pm

    My love and condolence to Tommy and Amy Lee and their families! God Rest His Soul!

  5. Dawn Proctor
    February 28, 2017 8:39 am

    My love goes out to this amazing family. Zak was such a sweet boy. Amy and Tommy you and the entire family are in my prayers. I love you all! God has another very special angel.

  6. Pat and Mickey Collier
    February 28, 2017 8:50 am

    Mickey and I send our love and prayers. We remember Zak as a youngster at the yacht club float. So sad, praying for peace for your whole family.

  7. Paula and Gil Pena
    February 28, 2017 9:09 am

    We ache for your loss. Zak was a Sunny Spot in this world and will be in the next. Prayers for peace in your hearts.

    • Connie Vandiver
      February 28, 2017 9:27 am

      Thoughts and prayers for this wonderful family. I Know what you are going through. With the loss of my Stacey this brings back so many memories of her. The hurt and heartache is just unbearable. I love you and please call me anytime if you want to talk, I AM ALWAYS HERE FOR YOU AMY AND TOMMY.

  8. Dana Mosley
    February 28, 2017 9:43 am

    My prayers are with the family ???

  9. Rita James
    February 28, 2017 9:48 am

    Tommy Lee I’m so sorry to hear about this young man. Sending prayers up for you and your family.

  10. Sharon Hayes-MDHA
    February 28, 2017 9:52 am

    Tommy, Amy and family,

    There are no words that I could say to make the pain you are suffering better. But, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Lawrence Evans
    February 28, 2017 10:31 am

    Tommy I’m so sorry to hear about your son, I can’t imagine the heart ache you and your wife must be feeling. Just want you to know I’ll be praying for you and the family during this very difficult time.

  12. Cindy and Phil Nee
    February 28, 2017 10:55 am

    Amy and Tommy
    Our love and prayers are with you and all the family and friends that loved Zak so much.

  13. Missy (Andrews) Ballentine
    February 28, 2017 11:46 am

    Amy, this is Missy Ballentine (Andrews). My son Austin and Zac were very good friends along with Taylor Podany. Austin had called me Monday telling me about this and I am so sorry. Austin was very upset. I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers!

  14. hiedy jackson
    February 28, 2017 12:47 pm

    so sorry for your loss may you and the family find strength and peace ..will continue to pray for you all

  15. Andy and Karol Fuqua
    February 28, 2017 1:39 pm

    With Deepest Sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  16. Cindy
    February 28, 2017 2:20 pm

    Amy, I am so sorry!
    Lots of love to you and your family!
    Cindy (Blair)Leggo

  17. Lacey McManus & Carter McGiboney
    February 28, 2017 2:31 pm

    I can’t imagine the unbearable pain you and all of your family are feeling during this devastating time.
    I am grateful for all of the memories Carter will always have with Zak. Carter loved him very much and always thought he was one of the coolest guys around.
    Carter and I will be praying for your entire family.
    My deepest sympathy is with all of you.

  18. Jeri (Hunt) Bess
    February 28, 2017 3:55 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss, my heart aches for you. You and your family are in my prayers during this difficult time.

  19. Kate (Moyers) Palmeri, Cameron and Zach Moyers
    February 28, 2017 4:02 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  20. Mike Green -MDHA
    February 28, 2017 4:59 pm

    Tommy Lee,

    My prayers and with you and your family. I am here even if you just need to hold the phone.

    Philippians 3:20-21 But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself.

  21. Lisa
    February 28, 2017 5:11 pm

    Amy, I am so sorry for loss. Sending hugs and prayers your way.
    Lisa (Bobbitt) White

  22. Tiffany Alexander
    February 28, 2017 6:13 pm

    Amy, Tommy and all our Tennessee family,
    We were devastated to hear about Zak, our hearts are breaking for you all. He was such a sweet and happy young man every time we saw him, a true joy to be around. We are sending you all our love, thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Rick, Tiffany, Ricky, Westley & Trey Alexander

  23. Gary& sue Donoho
    February 28, 2017 6:30 pm

    Sorry to hear about your loss we send our love and prayers

  24. Ms. Freddie Greer
    February 28, 2017 6:35 pm

    My sincere condolences to you and your family. May God give you the strength to endure.

  25. Gary&sue Donoho
    February 28, 2017 6:38 pm

    Sorry to hear about the loss of your son my god be with you in this time of grief.

  26. Cristina Wilson
    February 28, 2017 7:50 pm

    Amy and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love Cristina Wilson

  27. Doug and Michelle Nolan
    February 28, 2017 8:40 pm

    Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God’s love and comfort carry you through this grief. We are so very sorry for your loss. Keeping you lifted before The Lord.

  28. Tricia Kell Orme
    February 28, 2017 8:49 pm

    We are so grateful for everyone’s prayers and condolences! Please continue to pray for strength and peace.

    Thank you.

  29. Sherry, Dale, Wesley and Jeffrey Ivey
    February 28, 2017 8:52 pm

    Our sincere and deepest condolences to the Lee Family over the loss of your precious Zak. Tommy and Amy, our prayers are with you. GOD be with you all.

  30. Danny and Gayle Callis
    February 28, 2017 10:47 pm

    To Amy, Tommy and all the wonderful family that Zac had the pleasure in knowing and growing with. Our thoughts and prayers are with you for strength and peace. What a wonderful gift you have had in loving Zac. He will forever be a warm place in your hearts.

  31. Judy Woodruff ray
    February 28, 2017 11:07 pm

    Amy, so sorry for your loss. My grandson, Brent went to school with him and spoke highly of him. Prayers for you and your family.

  32. Pamela Perkins Smithson
    March 1, 2017 8:34 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. What a loving and kind hearted child he was! I know your hearts are broken. Hoping his loving memory will give all of your family the strength to carry on!
    With all my heart!

  33. Roslyne M. Stokes-Garnett
    March 1, 2017 10:11 am

    Tommy and Family:

    So sorry for your loss. I called Earl Parkerson , yesterday. We are both devastated by this. My prayers are with you and your family.

  34. Rebecca Anderson
    March 1, 2017 11:33 am

    My heart is broken for this precious close knit family. I love you all and my prayers are with you all today.
    I remember that he call his aunt Carla Carter and I still call her that.
    He also used to sat ” I cant help but to think ”
    I will never forget that and how sweet Zac was then and through out his life.
    God be with you all in this tragic time.

  35. Valerie Johns (MDHA)
    March 1, 2017 12:23 pm

    So very sorry for the loss of your child. Prayers for comfort, strength and peace that only HE can provide!

  36. Jade Roper
    March 1, 2017 1:24 pm

    There truly are no words to express the sadness in our hearts to hear of Zak’s passing. Love, prayers, and peace to your family. Love you guys so much!!

  37. Richie Howden
    March 1, 2017 2:24 pm

    Tommy Lee, I just don’t have the words to tell you how sorry I am. Prayers to you and your family my friend.

  38. Jenny Trotter
    March 1, 2017 2:37 pm

    I did not know Zak, but what precious comments I am reading about this sweet child. My prayers for this family and their extended families that the Lord can somehow ease their unbearable pain. My continued love and prayers for you all.

  39. April Bozeman
    March 1, 2017 5:11 pm

    Zak bowled in my youth league in Gallatin. He was such a nice and polite young man. Later I worked with him as well. Always smiled. I will miss him. Praying for comfort for his family.

  40. Jerry hunter
    March 1, 2017 7:03 pm

    Tommy Lee. I’m so sorry to here about your son. We are praying for you and your family.

  41. Tim Clinard
    March 1, 2017 8:49 pm

    Tommy, Amy and Family,

    I’m so sorry for your loss, our prayers and thoughts are with you my friend!

    Love ya buddy,

    Tim, Shannon & Paige Clinard

  42. Chuck and Kathy Glover
    March 2, 2017 8:00 pm

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Praying that you and your family may find peace and comfort during this difficult time.

    Chuck and Kathy Glover, and Family

  43. Traci Cole
    March 4, 2017 6:28 pm

    We are heartbroken for you all. Our prayers will continue to be with as you walk through the coming days. GOD will be with you and give you comfort in remembering all the wonderful memories of Zak. Our thoughts and prayers are always with you!
    Love,
    Marty and Traci Cole & family

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