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LeRoy E. Lincoln

December 11, 1950 March 29, 2019
LeRoy E. Lincoln
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Obituary for LeRoy E. Lincoln

Cattaraugus, NY - LeRoy E. Lincoln, 68, of Cattaraugus,NY passed away Friday, March 29, 2019 in Port Charlotte, FL. He was born on December 11, 1950 in Gowanda, NY, son of the late Lucius and Grace (Westfall) Lincoln. He was a US Army veteran having served from 1970-1973. On August 24, 1974 he married the former Lorraine Preston who survives. Mr. Lincoln was an elementary teacher for Cattaraugus Central School for 27 years until his retirement. He also coached Boys Varsity Soccer at Cattaraugus Central School. Mr. Lincoln was a member of the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club, as well as a member and trustee at the Cattaraugus United Methodist Church and attended St. John's Church in Cattaraugus. He enjoyed bowling in Gowanda as well as traveling, particularly where he and his wife, Lorraine, would spend their winters in Punta Gorda, FL. He was also an avid fan of the New York Yankees, Buffalo Bills and Sabres and enjoyed golfing.
Besides his loving wife of 44 years, Mr. Lincoln is survived by a son, Adam (Amy) Lincoln of Eden, NY and a daughter, Sarah (John) Morgan of Fairport, NY as well as a brother, Louie (Jane) Lincoln of Amarillo, TX and two sisters, Linda (Dave) Sweeney of The Villages, FL and Louise (John) Harter of Tarpon Springs, FL. Also surviving is a sister-in-law, Rita Lincoln of Ormond Beach, FL and three grandchildren; Samuel, Benjamin, and Jovie, and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Mr. Lincoln is predeceased by a brother, Larry Lincoln.
Friends may call on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 3-7 PM at Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 411 Rock City St. in Little Valley. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 11 AM from the funeral home.
Burial with military honors will be in Liberty Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Unyts (Upstate New York Transplant Services) or St. John's Church in Cattaraugus.


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Visitation

Friday

5

Apr

3:00 PM 4/5/2019 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/5/2019 7:00:00 PM
Mentley Funeral Home - Little Valley

411 Rock City Street
Little Valley, NY 14755

Mentley Funeral Home - Little Valley
411 Rock City Street Little Valley 14755 NY
United States

funeral service

Saturday

6

Apr

11:00 AM 4/6/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mentley Funeral Home - Little Valley

411 Rock City Street
Little Valley, NY 14755

Mentley Funeral Home - Little Valley
411 Rock City Street Little Valley 14755 NY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Liberty Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

104 South St.
Cattaraugus, NY 14719

104 South St. Cattaraugus 14719 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. John's Church

28 Ellicott St.
Cattaraugus, NY 14719
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