February 19, 2010
Lezenby, Sr., The Rev’d Robert M., died at his residence on February 19, 2010. He was born in Camden, New Jersey, April 8th 1916.
He is survived by his wife of almost 70 years, Dorothy, and son, Robert, Jr. Preceding him in death were his parents, George C. and Anna Lezenby and sister, Edna Matz.
Robert was a veteran of World War II, serving as a medic and ward master in the Philippine Islands. As a Lutheran pastor, he served churches in Shoemakersville, Hershey, and Arendtsville, all in Pennsylvania, and Franklin and Covington in Ohio. Robert was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Springfield, OH. Following his wishes, his body will be cremated and there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church Choir Music Fund in care of Robert M Lezenby Jr. 225 Scioto St, Apt 4, Urbana OH 43078-2183. The family wishes to thank the Wellington Nursing Home for all their excellent care. The family is being served by the VERNON FUNERAL HOME in Urbana, OH. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.