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Donald E Lewis Sr

Donald E. Lewis, Sr., 80, of Brush Creek Township in Adams County, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at the Adams County Regional Medical Center in Seaman.  He was born May 2, 1936 in Brush Creek Township.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Golden and Idella (Blanton) Lewis, and son, Everett Earl Lewis.
He is survived by his loving wife, Diana (Adkins) Lewis of Brush Creek Township;
three sons:  Donald Edward (Emily) Lewis, Jr. of Franklin Township in Adams County, Perry James (Debbie) Lewis of Brush Creek Township, and Joey Lewis of Brush Creek Township; three daughters:  Brenda Lee (Gary) Gilbert of Hillsboro, Pam Morris of Brazil, Ind., and Meriume Lucille (Charlie) Littleton of Brush Creek Township; one brother, Earl Lewis of Brush Creek Township; two sisters:, Trollie Arden of Brush Creek Township and Beverly Pollard of Liberty Township in Adams County; 25 grandchildren;                            26 great grandchildren; and several precious nieces and nephews.
He retired from Dayton-Power & Light Company and was a foreman and mechanic at the Killen Station near Wrightsville in Monroe Township.  He was a member of the Operating Engineers Union Local 18 in Cincinnati.  He was a member of the Apostolic Deliverance Tabernacle in Franklin Township.
The visitation is from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 at the Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union.  The funeral service is Tuesday at 1 p.m.
Pastor Donald Lewis, Jr. will officiate.
The interment will be in Puntenney Cemetery at Squirreltown in Green Township.

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