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Robert Howard Lewis Sr, 79, of Stanley, passed away on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center.
Robert, known to his long time friends as “Skip”, was born on November 21, 1935 in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania to the late Dale and Hazel Lewis. Robert proudly served our country in the Army, working as an auto mechanic. He was a truck driver and motor specialist not only for his own motorcycles, but his beloved wife Gracie’s as well. Robert also enjoyed working as a marine specialist for the marine shop in Big Run, PA.
He is survived by his wife Gracie Armstrong Lewis; four daughters, Dalene Beckman and husband David of Punxsutawney, PA; Cindy Bochert and husband James of Punxsutawney, PA; Heather Jones and husband James of Anita, PA; and Brenda Lewis of Punxsutawney, PA; a son, Robert (Buzzy) Lewis and wife Toni of Punxsutawney, PA, twelve grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. He is also survived by his “bonus” family that came to love him deeply when he married Gracie.
There will be a memorial service and a Veteran’s flag ceremony at CommonGround First United Methodist Church, 5481 Hickory Grove Rd. in Stanley, NC on Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at 11:00am.
Carolina Cremation of Charlotte is assisting the Lewis family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.