Lonnie Lee Geffre, 69, of Scott Twp., died Sunday evening at the VA Medical Center, after an illness. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Kathy Jo Estus Geffre, on Oct. 2, 2017.
An Aberdeen, South Dakota native, he was born on April 26, 1952. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War prior to his honorable discharge on April 21, 1975. A lifelong truck driver, he lived in Texas, for many years prior to settling in Scott Twp. after his marriage to Kathy Jo.
A faithful man, he was both a devoted member of the Peckville Assembly of God Church and a devoted fan of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jr. and NASCAR racing. He enjoyed the open road and traveling the country with Kathy Jo. He will certainly be missed.
He is survived by his family, including children, siblings, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A blessing service and military honors will be held Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. in the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 125 N. Main Ave., Scranton. Family and friends may pay their respects from 4 p.m. until services. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
Please visit the funeral home's website for directions or to leave a condolence.