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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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  1. Eddie Parsons says:

    My condolences to the family of Lynn. Growing up I rode the school bus with Lynn. I also caddied with him and played golf with him.

  2. Terri says:

    Rest in peace my favorite uncle. I love you with all my heart. He took me under his wings when my father passed away and I will never forget it. Many many special memories over the years. My deepest condolences to my cousins Sherri and Timmy and also to the entire Lehman family and many friends as well. I sure will miss our visits and our chats. Huh ….

  3. Rosemarie Cline says:

    Sandy and family, so sorry to hear about Lynn’s passing.

  4. Bobbi layton says:

    God be with you Uncle Lynn love you very much….
    I’ll eat some cucumbers and onions for you
    Love Bobbi

  5. Terri Lehman Haas says:

    Cont. . . . . . . HUH will never be the same again but will always remind me of you. I’m sure you were welcomed with open arms by our family and your all caring on like always with my Dad. We knew the day was near but we just weren’t ready. Love you always, Your favorite niece Terri

  6. Fred Studer says:

    Gary and the rest of family, so sorry for your loss. May God Bless and Keep You and Yours Always!!!!

  7. Ann Denton says:

    He was a kind and gentle man. May his memory be eternal. Sending prayers.

  8. Violet Waldron says:

    Sherri! I am so sorry to hear about Lynn.I will never forget both of your parents!

  9. Keith Waldron says:

    Sherri so so sorry for the loss of your father. He was a great guy to be around and you both were close and so much alike. I know you will miss him dearly.

  10. Sam Pincus says:

    Sherri and Tim, so very sorry for your loss. Rest In Peace Uncle Lynn, although you will forever be my Uncle Guh. Those were truly the best of times. Give Aunt Jean a hug from me.

  11. Joshua Lykins says:

    Love and miss you uncle Guh!
    You truly were one of a kind… thank you for all the laughs and memories playing cards, rest peacefully. I’ll see you when God makes all things new!

    Joshua Paul Lykins

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