Lanny Ray Lewis
Lanny R. Lewis, age 74, of Pleasant Grove, Al., passed away April 6, 2016, after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, June V. Short and Jacob Arnold Lewis. He is survived by his wife, Karen; daughter Renae (Bud) Patterson; brother, Dale A. (Carol) Lewis; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; special friends Keith and Tina Kelley; and numerous other friends and neighbors.
Throughout his life Lanny was employed by Woodward Iron Company, Continental Can, Celotex and retired from Certainteed. Lanny's greatest joy in his life was spending time with his wife, Karen (affectionately known as Poopsie). He also considered it his mission in life to make people laugh. Whether it was wearing a funny t-shirt or hat, sharing a funny joke or imitating any cartoon voice, he always entertained family, friends and strangers.
Visitation will be held at Patterson/Forest Grove Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove, Al., on Monday, April 11, 2016, from 10:00am to 11:00am. Funeral will commence at 11:00am with graveside services to follow.