Andrew Lewis Lanham Sr.

July 29, 1937August 4, 2018

Andrew (Andy) Lewis Lanham, Sr., 81 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on August 4, 2018. Andrew was born July 29, 1937 in McCormick, South Carolina, to Lafayette and Eloise Lanham (both are deceased).

Andy was an Army veteran, worked for Shell Oil, Warner Lambert (now Pfizer) and retired after many years of service with Xerox Corporation. In 1976, Andy earned an MBA from Cal State Dominguez Hills in Carson, California.

Andy was the baby of 8 children who all preceded him in death: Lafayette Lanham, Alfred Lanham, Lavonia Lanham, Janie Bothello, Ruth Gilcrhist, Edie Mae Brunson-Wiggs & Josephine DuPree.

Andy had one child who preceded him in death, Shelia Lanham. Andy will truly be missed by: Son Andrew Lewis Lanham Jr. (Shiela), Daughter Ruth Crocker (Joel) 7 grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Andy never wanted anyone to go hungry; therefore, in lieu of flowers please make a donation in Andy’s honor to St. Mary’s food bank by visiting


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Andrew Lewis Lanham Sr.

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