Lynn Ray Lehman
Lynn Ray Lehman, age 80, of Shelby, died Monday, March 16, 2020 at the Crestwood Care Center in Shelby.
Lynn was born on November 14, 1939 to the late Maurice and Ada (Wolf) Lehman in Shelby, Ohio. He was a 1958 graduate of Shelby High School. He met his first wife of 46 years, Jean (Lykins) Lehman at the Shelby Gum Factory. They left Shelby in 1961 and settled in Springfield, IL where they lived for 17 years. This is where Lynn worked in the construction industry before moving to Florida in 1978 and starting L & L Concrete Company with his brother in law, Tom Lykins. In 1985 Lynn was Co-Citizen of the Year with Tom Lykins in Oldsmar, FL. It was then that they sold the business in 1985.
Lynn was an avid golfer and, in high school, was on the Shelby Golf Team all 4 years. Lynn also worked at the Shelby County Club as a caddy while going to high school. He also loved to fish with his friends and family. Lynn was known to many as a “social butterfly” and was always socializing and visiting with anyone he could. He never knew a stranger. Lynn was very lovable and loved by many. Lynn and his wife, Sandy (married in 2014), decided to move back to Shelby in 2016 and were members of First Baptist Church in Shelby.
Survivors include his wife: Sandra Lynn (Williamson) Sellers Lehman; his children: Sherri Baillie of Inglis, FL and Tim Lehman of New Port Richey, FL; stepchildren: Brenda Seals of Wahpeton, ND and Gary Seals of Palm Harbor, FL; grandchildren: Emily Lehman of Palm Harbor, FL, Ron Barrington and Jaimee Barrington of Wahpeton, ND, Kristina Seals Bardney of Lexington, KY, Tony Seals of Perrysville and Andrea Seals Slone of Shelby; special niece and nephew: Terry and Terri Haas of Canton; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
In addition to his parents, Lynn was preceded in death by his first wife: Jean (Lykins) Lehman who passed away in 2010; and granddaughter: Erica Lynn Waldron.
Calling hours and funeral services will not be observed. Care for Lynn and his family is being provided by Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby.
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