Coleman L. Lemon Jr.

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  • "So sorry to hear of your loss, Teresa. I have missed you..."
    - Kim Diehl
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Coleman Louis Lemon, Jr., age 68, of Sykesville passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015, with his wife by his side at the Carroll Hospital Center. Born March 21, 1947, in Baltimore, MD he was the son of the late Coleman L. Lemon, Sr. and Catherine Alice Carroll Lemon. He was the devoted husband of Teresa V. Checkes Lemon, his wife of over 43 years. Coleman had worked for the Department of Defense for almost 30 years. He had served for six years in the Maryland National Guard during Vietnam. Coleman was an amateur radio operator, enjoyed woodworking and was an avid Ravens fan. Surviving in addition to his wife are brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Mary Frances Murphy of Ellicott City, Ron and Jennifer Dempsey of Ellicott City, Anne Marie and Robert Ridgely of Delray, WV and Frank P., Jr. and Aida Checkes of Keysers Ridge, MD. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great-nephews. He was predeceased by a sister-in-law; Rita Dempsey; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mary and Frank Checkes, Sr. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville. A funeral liturgy will be held on Friday at 10 AM at the Church of the Resurrection, Ellicott City, MD. Entombment will be in Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Marriottsville. Those desiring may make memorial donations to the .

Funeral Home
Haight Funeral Home & Chapel
6416 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
Published in Carroll County Times on July 22, 2015
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