Captain Lee Holbert, 57, of Rowlett, Texas, passed away on September 13, 2020, in Plano, Texas, surrounded by his family and friends.
Lee was a Carrollton, Texas, native and a Newman Smith High School graduate. He graduated from North Texas State University with a degree in business and later graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. He was the only firefighter/paramedic with the Carrollton Fire Department who was a registered nurse.
Lee served with the Carrollton Fire Department for two months shy of 31 years. His service ranks include firefighter, sub apparatus operator, and apparatus operator. He was promoted to captain in 2007.
Lee was a collector of classic cars. He enjoyed his garden and spending time outdoors, particularly hunting and fishing in Creede, Colorado, and Port O’Connor, Texas.
Lee is survived by his wife, Lisa Holbert; sons, Andrew and Jacob Sanchez; daughter, Ava Sanchez; granddaughter, Kennedy Sanchez; mother, Jeannette Holbert; father, Eugene Holbert; sister, Kindall Dube, and her husband, Mike Dube; nephew, Drew Dube; niece, Jeanne Dube; and his loving fur babies, Sonny and Vince.