Howard H. Lewis of Ontario, Ohio, formerly of Vanceburg, Kentucky, was called home to be with the lord on Thursday, October 28, 2021.
He was born on June 5, 1934, in Lewis County, Kentucky, a son of Calvin and Dorothy Thomas Lewis, and husband to Barbara Stone Lewis for the past 69 years. Howard was a member of Mosby Community Church. He served in the United States Army Transportation 101st Airborne Division. Howard retired from General Motors in Mansfield, Ohio as a Journeyman. Specializing in Machine Repair after 31 years of service.
Howard was someone that never set idle, he had a very strong work ethic owning and operating several businesses. Howard loved listening to Barb sing gospel hymns, to Gin Seng, to barter, was an avid reader, loved watching classic westerns, teaching his grandchildren to fish, and wood crafting. Enjoyed giving the produce from his large gardens to the community. Howard would give the shirt off his back. Without recognition being the local secret Santa.
Howard is survived by his wife Barbara Stone Lewis, One son Brunell (Melissa) Lewis, and Three daughters Lisa (Jeff) James of Ontario, Ohio, Tammie Phillimore (William) of Florida, Lana Sinclair (Larry) of Ontario, Ohio, 10 Grandchildren and 13 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Burton and one brother Gardner Lewis.
A private family graveside service was held Monday November 1, 2021 at Stone cemetery, Camp Dix, Kentucky with Brother Rick Buckner officiating.
Gaydos Funeral Home, 159 2nd Street, Vanceburg, Kentucky 41179 are caring for all arrangements for Mr. Howard H. Lewis.
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