John C. Lemen, 69, beloved husband of Joan M. Lemen, of Summerville, SC passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017.

Memorial Services will be Thursday afternoon, July 27, 2017 at 1 o’clock at Bethany United Methodist Church, where he was a member. Visitation will be from 11 o’clock until the time of service at the church. Burial will be at a later date in the family plot in Greendale Cemetery, Osgood, Indiana. In lieu of flowers, memorials in John’s name may be made to Bethany UMC, 118 West 3rd South Street, Summerville, SC 29483 or United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), Advance GCFA, PO Box 9068, New York, NY 10087-9068.

John was born July 29, 1947 in Osgood, IN, a son of John Carl Lemen, Sr. and Cora Louise Cranfill Lemen. He was a graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, and George Mason University in Virginia. He was a resident of Del Webb in Summerville, and was a retired Banker and Banking Consultant. He was an avid bicyclist and photographer. He also loved singing in numerous choral groups for many years, most recently at Bethany UMC. John has now gone to join the Heavenly Choir.

In addition to his wife, Joan Lemen of Summerville, SC, John leaves behind his daughter, Amanda Lemen of Brooklyn, NY; son, Timothy Lemen of Portland, OR; and his brother, Dan Lemen and wife Ella Mae, of Muncie, IN.

Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483.