Andrew Lenkey


Andrew Lenkey, 92, of Greenwood, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016.

He was born Oct. 1, 1923, in Washington County, Pennsylvania to the late John and Elizabeth Lenkey.

He was a former employee of the Ford Motor Co., retiring after 27 years of service.

He proudly served the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 in the 896th Signal Aviation Depot Company and was part of the invasion of Normandy during World War II. He attained the rank of sergeant and was awarded a Good Conduct Medal with four Bronze Stars and Campaign Ribbon World, WWII.

Survivors include four children, Andrea (Tyler) Lawrence, Cynthia (Mark) Wicka, James (Maria) Lenkey and Elizabeth Haynes; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and brother, Frank Lenkey.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Lenkey; and his son, Scott Lenkey.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. Monday at G. H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home, 1605 S. State Road 135, at Olive Branch Road. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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