Tommy attended Mt. Holly High School (now East Gaston High School) and was a graduate of the NC Voca-tional Textile School (now NC Center for Applied Textile Technology, Gaston College). He also served in the Air National Guard.
1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Tommie Lee; Age: 3; Estimated Birth Year: abt 1937; Gender: Male; Race: White; Birthplace: North Carolina; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son; Home in 1940: River Bend, Gaston, North Carolina; Sheet Number: 14A; Attended School or College: No; Highest Grade Completed: None; Household Members: Troy J Lee, 34; Mildred G Lee, 25; Robert F Lee, 7; Harriet Lee, 5; Tommie Lee, 3
1940; Census Place: River Bend, Gaston, North Carolina; Roll: m-t0627-02915; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 36-47. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls. Image at: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2442/m-t0627-02915-00114?pid=151111651
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 08 October 2018), memorial page for Tommy Lee (4 Jan 1937–8 Mar 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106986611, citing New Covenant United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lucia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Sue Leitzsey Bradley (contributor 46856105) .