October 16, 2021

Dr. Francis Marion Lemmon, Jr.

Rock Hill, SC – Dr. Francis Marion Lemmon, Jr., 82, passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at his home.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 with Rev. Matt Allison officiating. The doors will open for seating at 1:40 pm.

Dr. Lemmon was a native of Spartanburg, SC and the son of the late Francis Marion Lemmon, Sr. and the late Jewel Ennis Gross Lemmon.  He was a graduate of Wofford College and the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.  He served his residency in Memphis, TN.  Dr. Lemmon was a Lt. Col. in the United States Army and was stationed in Bad Kreuznach, Germany.  Through his practice at Carolina Women’s Center, he delivered thousands of babies with loving care and retired in 2000.  He went on to enjoy his passion of Vintage Car Racing and was a member of the Vintage Drivers Club of America.  He was an avid sailor, enjoyed car restoration and attended Westminster Presbyterian Church.  Dr. Lemmon loved his wife with all his heart and was a blessing to the hearts of all his family who loved him deeply.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Shillinglaw Lemmon of the home; his children, Michelle Ramsey (Gil) of Rock Hill; Jeri Lynn Keller (Bill) of Springfield, MO; Meg Hill (Rick) of River Hills, SC; Paul Lemmon (Ian) of Seattle, WA; Lyn Byrd (Lela) of York SC; Mark Lemmon (Melody) of Franklinton, NC; and Joanna Hill (Ron) of Rock Hill; 18 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made in Dr. Lemmon’s name to  St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at www.stjude.org or to the Veterans on Deck program at www.veteransondeck.org.

Condolences may be made to Lemmon family at www.greenefuneralhome.net.

 

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