Greg Hunter Lees

Greg Hunter Lees
(Hunter in the Woods)
May 12, 1968~March 23, 2022


Greg was born on May 12, 1968 in Tucumcari NM to Robert Michael (Bulldog) Lees and Judy Kay Pate Lees.

Greg was an avid hunter and fisherman with a great passion for the wilderness and wildlife.  He loved late night fishing at Conchas Lake NM with his life long friend Robert Benavidez.  As a youth, Greg spent family vacations in Tres Ritos, NM where he enjoyed befriending chipmunks and  fishing with his brother Russell and best friends, Robert Benavidez and Renee Leak Massey. Greg graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1986 He played Center position on the highschool football team and that love of the game inspired him to become a volunteer Assistant Coach for his hometown school in Tucumcari, where once a Rattler always a Rattler.  For the past ten years Greg worked at Citizens Bank in Tucumcari where he loved interacting with his customers and community.  There was always a smile and conversation with every transaction. He leaves behind a vast number of friends and will truly be missed by those that knew and loved him. Go rest high on that mountain #54.  You had a pure heart of purple and gold.

He was preceded in death by his father Robert Michael Lees.

He is survived by his mother Judy Kay Pate Lees;  one brother Russell Wade Lees and wife Jana and their children Aniston, Aubrey, Garrett and Matt; a daughter, Marissa Rae (Rae Rae) Lees and grandson Brayden Lees. He is also survived by his Fiance’ Stephanie Dawn Taylor.

 

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