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Mr. Leon Lewis, Sr., Green County, KY (1931-2016)

He was an outstanding citizen of South Central Kentucky, and a major force in making Summersville the strong community it is today. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Greensburg Church of the Nazarene. He was Owner and Operator of the Lewis Grocery in Summersville. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Air Force from 1951 until 1955. He was a member of the American Legion Rod Lowe Post #124, past Green County School Board Chairman and member for 20 years, and coached and was active in the little league program for several years. He leaves nine direct living descendants.
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Mr. Leon Lewis, Sr. of Summersville, Kentucky, departed this life on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at his home.

The funeral services for Mr. Leon Lewis, Sr. will be conducted at 11amCT, Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the Greensburg Church of the Nazarene, 31 Blue Bird Lane, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Green County Memory Gardens. Bro. Richard Morgan, Bro. Jeff Eaton, Steve Caven, Larry Smith and Chris Lewis officiating. Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Greensburg Church of the Nazarene and after 7amCT, Thursday at the church until time of the funeral service.


Leon Lewis, Sr., 84, Summersville, KY (1931-2016)


He was the son of the late Holman Lewis and Pauline Vaughn Lewis. He was born on September 13, 1931 in Green County, Kentucky, and died Sunday, January 24, 2016, in Summersville, KY, at the age of 84 years, 4 months, and 11 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Greensburg Church of the Nazarene. He was Owner and Operator of the Lewis Grocery in Summersville. Was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Air Force from 1951 until 1955. He was a member of the American Legion Rod Lowe Post #124, past Green County School Board Chairman and member for 20 years, and coached and was active in the little league program for several years.

Besides his parents, Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Betty D. Riddle Lewis, on June 26, 2013 having united in marriage on June 16, 1954.

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