March 21, 1927 ~ January 21, 2012

Born in: Knox Co., TN,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Edgar Lee Satterfield, 84, of 21 Rodgers Place, Asheville, died Saturday, January 21, 2012, at the Asheville VA Medical Center. Mr. Satterfield was born in Knox Co., TN, and was a son of the late Arthur Lee and Ruth Bridges Satterfield, and was also preceded in death by his wife, Christine Satterfield. He served as a staff sergeant with the 42nd Rainbow Infantry Division, US Army, during WW II. He worked as manager of M&J Finance and also in sales at Mathews Ford and Woodcock Motors. He was a member of West ASheville Baptist CHurch and a long-time member of the West Asheville Kiwanis Club. He is survived by two sons, John A. Satterfield and wife, Vicky, and Edgar Lee Satterfield, Jr. and wife, Shirley; grandchildren, Danielle, Josiah, Jesse, Jeremiah, Jordan, Jasmine, and Jason; and three sisters, Retha Hill, Lois Metcalf, and Glenna Moye. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Tony Hooper and Brent Keating officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Roberts Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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  1. Eddie and John – My thoughts and prayers are with you. I will always remember Uncle Lee as a man who tried his best to help others whenever possible. I particularly appreciate the help he’s given Mother over the years. We will miss him. – Sandy

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  2. Glenna, we send our heartfelt sympathy to you in the loss of your brother. Our prayers go out to you and the entire Satterfield family. Dewey

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  3. So sorry to hear about Lee. Having known him for many years as a member of West Asheville Kiwanis Club, I always had the utmost respect for him. all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Jerry VeHaun

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  4. One of a kind…there will NEVER be another like my Uncle Lee!!! From teaching me about Greens…how to trade cars, why changing the oil in the car is important(who knew???)…to being so proud when he came to my school(Candler elem)for Terrific Kids…Uncle Lee was the best!!! Love, Pam

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  5. I enjoyed knowing Lee through West Asheville Baptist Church and The West Asheville Kiwanis Club. He always loved to spend his time helping other people and was a great Kiwanian. To his family I express my deepest sympathy for your loss. Just remember his leaving here was Heaven’s gain.

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  6. My condolences to the family. Lee was a special friend! May God lift all of you up on the Wings of Eagles and comfort you all with His Loving Grace…

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  7. danielle your grandfather was special a man who loved God and family.sorry i could not attend the service.praying for you and family pastor nelson ponder lighthouse baptist

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