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Thomas Edward Dee
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Thomas Edward Dee, 94, of Danville, Va., died Monday, March 5, 2018, after a short stay in the hospital. Born in Avoca, N.Y., he was the son of the late Mildred and Edward Dee of Bath, N.Y. He served in the US Marine Corps during WWII and was recalled into service for the Korean War. Mr. Dee was married to the late Alyce King Dee of Durham, N.C. for 52 years. He moved to Danville with Overnight Transportation Co. and retired from Health-Tex as Southeastern Transportation Manager.

Mr. Dee was involved with many organizations such as Dale Carnegie, Toastmasters, Rotary, and served as past president of the Elks Lodge. His passion was cruising; he took his 93rd cruise when he was 93 years old. Mr. Dee was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include two sons, Patrick Dee (Diane) of Palm Coast, Fl., and Timothy Dee (Karen) of Blanch, N.C.; two daughters, Robin Dee Hudson (Irby) of Lynchburg, Va., and Julie Dee Fogelstrom (Jim) of Omaha, Neb.; as well as eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

The family would like to give a special thank you to close neighbors and friends, Carl and Iris Guthrie.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2018, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel with Rev. Daryl Joyce officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Burial Park with American Legion Dan River Post 1097 and US Marine Corps Honor Guards conducting military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

The family respectfully requests donations be made to the Danville Elks Lodge to assist in their various charities – Danville Elks Lodge, 560 Main Street, Danville, VA 24541.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Dee family. Online condolences may be made at

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540





11:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Cemetery Details


Highland Burial Park

3049 North Main Street
Danville, VA 24540

Memorial Contribution

Elks Lodge

P.O. Box 227
Danville, VA 24543

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