Elias Lemuel Mehaffey, Jr. passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019 at his home.
There will be no funeral, no visitation or memorial service. Those that were a part of his life on earth will have their memories he shared with them.
Lem was born March 21, 1937 in Tampa, Florida. He was the son of the late E.L. and Evelyn Price Mehaffey. He was preceded in death by his son Weston Douglas Mehaffey.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Columbus, Georgia.
Lem was involved as a local contractor, mortgage banker, and real estate appraiser. He loved the outdoors and traveling with his wife.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Reese Mehaffey and three sons, L. Jay Mehaffey of Austin, TX, Jof Mehaffey of Pulaski, TN, John Mehaffey of Auburn, AL. Three daughters, Kim Mehaffey Kilgore of Rome, GA, Amy Mehaffey Cannon of Smiths Station, AL, and Melissa Mehaffey of Mobile, AL.
Lem is survived by six grandchildren, Mitch Mehaffey of Andrews Air Force Base, Christi Cannon Brannon of Auburn, AL, Elizabeth N. Cannon, Casey M. Cannon, Alyssa A. Cannon and Will Cannon, all of Smiths Station, AL.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.