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Richard Harry (Ricky) Lee

June 24, 2023

Passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 24, 2023.  Dearly loved husband of the late Jeanette.  Loved son of the late Alice and Richard Lee.  Loved brother and brother in law of Bruce and Margaret Lee (Ashburton), his twin brother Robert (deceased), Doug (deceased) and Chris McQueen (Rangiora), Harvey McQueen (deceased) , Tom and Allison Muir (Hokitika), Maureen and Ron Philpot (deceased) and  Eileen and Dick Steele (deceased).  A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews.  A special thankyou to the District Nurses, St. John Ambulance, and Grey Hospital, for their support and care of Ricky.  Messages to 223 Blue Spur Road, Hokitika 7882 or may be left on Ricky’s tribute page at

A graveside service for Ricky will be held at the Hokitika Cemetery on Wednesday June 28 commencing at 1.00pm.


  1. Roni Wright

    Sad to read of Rickys passing. Safe back with his soulmate Jeanette. Condolances to all

  2. Colleen Frost

    Sad to read of Ricks passing .. condolences to the Lee and Muir families from us ladies at Nodz on the Spot ..
    One last ride in that red car Rick enjoy your reunion with Floss . His suffering has now gone 🙏💕

    • Raewyn

      Thanks Nodd, he’s at peace now❤️

  3. Barbara Francis

    Thoughts are with the families.
    Love and sympathy to you all

  4. Cheryl Hutchison

    Sad to read of Ricky’s passing.
    Together with Jeanette again.
    Deepest sympathy to Ricky and Jeanettes families.
    Cheryl and Brian

  5. Diane King

    Your fishing and whitebaiting days are over, now go in peace to join Nette
    My thoughts are with the families of Ricky, he was a loyal friend
    Deepest sympathy to you all
    Diane King (Briggs)

  6. Kerry and Christine Dayman

    Sorry to hear of Ricky’s passing .. our sympathies to the family.
    Go well friend.

    Kerry and Christine Dayman (Nelson)

  7. Judy Wilson

    Deepest sympathy to the Lee and Muir Families. Have great memories of Rick, he could turn his hand to fixing anything and was always on hand for emergency repairs
    especially something to do with whitebait stands, nets etc. With his favorite girl now. Rest Peace.

  8. Gena Parent (nee McQueen)

    Sad to hear of Uncle Rick’s passing. Hugs to the Lee family from Gena, JC and great nephews Chris and Mitch.

  9. Karen Gardiner

    Sorry to hear bout Ricky’s passing ,so sad.Always remember when he boarded At pioneer Hotel.When mum and dad owned it.Caught up again when he came in to me to get his trousers shortened. Rest in peace Ricky .

  10. Chris and Martin Cuff

    Now with Jeanette. . Sympathy to all the family. . RIP Ricky


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