Leon Lapides, M.D.

Leon Lapides, M.D. (96 years old), died November 19th 2012 at his home in Columbus, Georgia. He was the beloved widower of the late Beverlye Weiss Lapides. He is survived by his daughter, Deborah (Kent) Hirschfelder, of St. Louis, his son, David (Dianna) Lapides of Tampa, Florida, and his daughter, Joellen also of Tampa, his two granddaughters, Melanie ( Doug) Berkowitz of NorthBrook, Ill, and Beth (Jeffrey) Wilensky of Ann Arbor, Michigan and his 5 great- grandchildren: Abigail, Lindsay, and Emily Berkowitz, and Josephine and Leo Wilensky. Contributions to Jewish Family and Children’s Service.