Hobert Lee Stay

1928 ~ 2008

Lee passed away Saturday, January 12, 2008 at his home in Laguna Hills, CA.Lee was born Jan 22, 1928 in Huntington Park, CA the son of Velva Jensen Stay and Hobert Bailey Stay and is survived by his six children: Russell, Laura Lee, Craig, Bill, Sharee and Nancy Jean.

After Lee graduated from Montebello High in 1945, Lee and his best friends Steve Vance, Joe Smith, Roy Runco, and Vern Woodland enlisted in the U.S. Army and he was stationed with Steve in Osaka, Japan. In 1947, Lee served a religious mission in Denmark for the LDS Church and graduated from Brigham Young University in 1954 with a BA Degree in Business Administration. Lee worked professionally as a major contracts administrator for Jet Propulsion Laboratories, TRW and McDonnell Douglas Aircraft.

During the 70's, Lee and his wife Nancy owned and operated a family business catering weddings and banquets. Lee was married to Nancy Lou Russell for 28 years; He was a loving and devoted father to his six children. The past 15 years of retirement he owned a home in Leisure World, Laguna Hills, CA where he was loved by neighbors and friends.

Memorial services will be held Friday, 1:00 p.m. at the Park Ward in Orem, UT on 400 West 250 So. Lee requested to be cremated and his ashes spread at sea.