Leon Lindsey Sumter entered heaven on March 23, 2021 at his residence in Columbia, SC. He was born in Richland County, SC on December 20, 1952 to Lucy Murray Sumter and Author Sumter.
Mr. Sumter was educated in the public schools o Richland County. He was a construction worker and was a roofer by trade. He was a member of Southeast Church of Christ where he attended faithfully. He loved the lord and always looked forward to going to church on Sunday. Every Sunday he closed out the services with a prayer.
Leon was preceded in death by his brothers, Willie Lee Sumter and Richard Sumter; sisters, Lucy Mae Pressley, Janie White and Betty Williams.
He is survived by a special niece, Janice Pressley Jackson of Hopkins, SC, whom was like a daughter to him; brother, Nathaniel Sumter of Columbia, SC; sisters, Ruby Pressley of Eastover, SC and Shirley Reed of Irmo, SC; brother in-law, Roy White, Jr of Hopkins, SC and a host of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends all of whom will miss him dearly.
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