About Bob Lee & Sons Tree Service

Bob Lee & Sons Tree Service, a professional company that specializes in healthy forest initiatives, thinning, wildfire prevention, and hazardous tree removal, has always been a family affair.

If Bob Lee planted the seed, his son, Dale has turned it into a forest. Starting in the early 1980s as a local tree service, the company has now expanded its territory to cover most of Northern and Central Arizona. “In the beginning we worked mostly in the Rim country and White Mountain areas, but have recently seen a demand for our services in other areas throughout Arizona,” said Dale Lee, owner.

Founder, Bob Lee began his career as a uranium miner, but in the early 1980s, prices of uranium dropped and the mines closed. Lee found himself unemployed. A contractor friend in Payson called Lee and told him about the U.S. Forest Service mistletoe removal project near See Canyon.

“We came out, looked at the project, and instantly fell in love with the Payson area,” recalled Lee.

And so, in 1983, Lee opened Payson’s first tree service, aptly named Bob Lee Tree Service.

For the first five years, Lee cobbled together enough jobs to support his family and build a reputation in the community. At 67 years old, after running a successful business for 22 years, Lee decided to retire. That’s when son, Dale Lee stepped in.

“I couldn’t see my dad’s business coming to a halt,” said the younger Lee, who took over his father’s business in September 2003, and renamed it Bob Lee & Sons Tree Service. “I felt very strongly that we should make a second- generation business … Read More »

Why Choose Bob Lee?

  • We are licensed and insured.
  • We are a second-generation tree company with thirty years of experience and excel in competitive pricing.
  • We have the equipment to do any size tree project. No tree project is too small whether it is Residential, Commercial, Land Clearing or Small Logging.
  • We are experts in Aerial tree pruning/thinning/removal and we are staffed with technical/trained tree professionals.
  • Our Firewise Assessors are qualified and experienced for your Firewise prescriptions. We work along with the Forest Services, Fire Departments, Municipalities, Insurance Companies and Home Owner Associations.
  • We have a start to finish tree project procedure. Starting from your initial phone call to our office, to our free on site estimate, customer approval of project, scheduling, completion of project, to our post project follow-up.
  • Our policy is 100% customer satisfaction, with highly trained personnel and quality Customer Service.