Samuel George Lee was born the younger of two children to Rebecca Lee on June 21, 1961. Born and raisewd in Jamaica, NY, he attended local public schools throughout his youth, including Andrew Jackson High School. During his adult years, he florished in the retai industry, excelling at management and customer service. As a result of his strong work ethic, dedication and attentiveness to customers, he succeeded and advanced throughout his career. Despite having a challenging work schdeule, he also found time to coach in a youth basketball league.
Samuel was a kind, generous, talented, and strong, and hardworking younf man that remained positive in the face of adversity. His optimistic outlook and joyful energy was infectious. he made friends very easily witgh people of all ages and backgrounds, for to love Samuel was to love hime. his lightheartedness and constant smile made children gravitate towards him. He expressed his love without condition or restraint. His passions included basketball, reading, and traveling.
After a 1.5 year long, courageous battle with brain cancer, Samuel passed away peacefully on August 6, 2017 at the VNSNY Hospice Unit in Bellevue Hospital-Manhattan, NY.
He will be remembered by his loving mother, Rebecca Lee; love of his life Ernestine Milliner Lee; sister, Lisa lee; brothers Douglas and Jeffrey; children, Latoya Perkins, Shaneil Milliner, Sean Milliner and Johnathan Lee; as well as a host of grandchildren, aunts , uncles and friends that adored him and will remeber him as a person that would give his all if he had it .