Lennis F. Savage, Jr., June 5, 1944 – December 27, 2013
Please keep Len and his family in your prayers. Here is his daddy's obituary:
Lennis F. Savage, Jr., age 69 of Newport, died 10:44 a.m. Friday, December 27th in the emergency room at Mercy Memorial Hospital.Friends may visit from 2 – 8 p.m. Monday at Rupp Funeral Home where St. Anne’s Men’s Club will recite the Rosary at 7 p.m. He will lie instate 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Mass of the Resurrection celebrating his life will be at 10 a.m. Rev. Victor Roman, Pastor of St. Charles Church, Newport will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Monroe.Born June 5, 1944 in Monroe, he was the son of Lennis and Mildred (Bressler) Savage, Sr. He married Michelle D. Lambert on November 3, 1962 in St. Anne’s Church.Lennis worked as a Tool & Die Maker with Ford Motor Company at their Woodhaven facility, retiring after 35 years of employment.Lennis was a 1962 graduate of Monroe High School and attended trade school for his occupation. He was a member of United Auto Workers Local 387 in Woodhaven where he was proud to serve as a Skilled Trades Committeeman.Lennis was a member of St. Anne’s Church and an active member of its Men’s Club. He is a former league bowler at Nortel Lanes and Monroe Sports Center and was a member of the Bressler Family Monday Night Card Club. Lennis and his wife Michelle attended Adoration every Friday in front of the Blessed Sacrament in St. Charles Church Chapel.In addition to his wife Michelle, Lennis is also survived by five children; Kimberly (David) Flaga of Franklin, Georgia, Colleen (Scott) Bearden of Hokes Bluff, Alabama, Lennis (Sherrey) Savage, III of Franklin, Georgia, Kristin (Ron) Bostic of Newport, and Katherine Buckner of Newport; two brothers, Neil (Rosann) Runyon and James (Barbara) Runyon, both of Monroe; two sisters, Nancy Souva and Karen Smeltzer, both of Monroe; sister-in-law Nancy Savage of Monroe; 20 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.Lennis was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Robert Savage, and granddaughter Dymond Nycole Lennette.Memorial contributions may be made to Heartbeat of Monroe.Online condolences can be sent through www.ruppfuneralhomeinc.com.