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Henry Leake Lilly

July 10, 1937 June 29, 2019
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Henry Leake Lilly, 81, of Harrisonburg, Virginia crossed over into the Kingdom, Saturday, June 29, 2019. He was born July 10, 1937 in Clover Hill, Virginia.

He was the last surviving child of Rev. Malcolm Gordon Lilly and Garriette Leake Lilly.

He was a member of the last class of Dayton High School graduation in 1955. On June 3, 1956 he married his high school sweetheart, MaryLee Huffman who died on February 27, 2014.

He is survived by three children, Linda Waggy and husband Wayne of Bridgewater, David Henry Lilly and wife Kathy of Linville, and Daniel Franklin Lilly and wife Kathy of Grottoes, and son-in-law, John Serrell of Harrisonburg. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Phyllis Anne Serrell and three sisters, three brothers and a half sister.

Henry was always a Ford man, and retired from Dallas Hollar Ford as one of their finest salesmen. After retirement he worked for the Rockingham County School System as a bus driver.

He was a member of the Montezuma Church of the Brethren. He was a member of the Harrisonburg Elks Lodge #450, where he held the office of Chaplin and a member of the Tri-County AACCA.

Burial will be private and a memorial service will be held at Montezuma Church of the Brethren in Dayton on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 4:00 PM with Rev. Wendell L. “Sonny” Henkel and Rev. David Miller officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shenandoah House, 111 N. Campus Ln., Fishersville, VA 22939 or Harrisonburg Elks Lodge #450, 482 Main St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

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4:00 PM 7/3/2019 4:00:00 PM
Montezuma Church of the Brethren

4937 Ottobine Rd
Dayton, VA 22821

Montezuma Church of the Brethren
4937 Ottobine Rd Dayton 22821 VA
United States

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