Gerald Lee Leftwich
December 8, 1956- July 18, 2021
Gerald Lee Leftwich, 64, of Lothian, MD passed away July 18, 2021 surrounded by family. He was born December 8, 1956 in Takoma Park, MD to William Frank and Esther Irene (Pilkerton) Leftwich. Gerry was a roofing salesman prior to retirement.
Gerry loved life to the fullest, his happiest moments were when he was with family and friends. He loved music and entertaining, steaming crabs (the best ever!), golfing and playing darts. Gerry was the front man for many bands, in his time “Pure Luck” and “The Wanted Band” most notably. He was a lover of anything Elvis, and he performed his songs often and amazingly in his line-ups.
It is hard to express the emptiness that is felt by all that loved Gerry, but we know that he is now at peace and rejoicing with some very special people that were lost before him. Gerry is predeceased by this father and half- brother James Leftwich.
Surviving are his mother Esther Leftwich; sister Sandy Huggins both of Lothian; brother Eugene Leftwich and his wife Pamella of Churchton; half-sisters Peggy Kaplan of Silver Spring; and Patricia Leftwich of North Carolina; daughter Heather Coleman and her husband Wayne of Fairfax, VA and son Gere L. Beason of Nashville, TN. grandchildren Ryan, Corey and Mackenzie Coleman and also survived by Hillary Wines, Emily Tippett and “Little” Michael Tippett and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Thursday, July 29, 2021