James R. Lewis
July 16, 1931 – January 5, 2019
James R. Lewis, 87 of Lancaster died on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Crestview Rehabilitation Center. James was born July16, 1931 in Newark, Ohio to the late James Raymond and Wilma Catherine Lewis. James served his country in the United States Air Force from June of 1951 until March of 1955. He retired from The Ohio Department of Transportation in 1991after 25 years of service. James is preceded in death by his wife, Alice; his brother, Ed and sister Wilma. He is survived by his siblings, Roger Lewis (Lisa) and Frank Lewis (Cinny). James is survived by his children, Jim Lewis (Jenny) of Richmond Kentucky, Janice Lozier (Mark), of Lancaster, Ohio, Robin Haverkamp (Steve) of Kalamazoo Michigan, and also dear friends Bob and Donna Reid. James is also survived by his beloved grandchildren, Kelli and Aaron Shonk, Daniel Lozier, Zach Lewis, Michael Dwyer, and Katie and Taylor Zeman. He was blessed to know his only great grandchild, Cece Shonk. A special thanks to Crestview Nursing Rehab staff who took such great care of James and his family while he was sick. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday January 9, 2019 at the HALTEMAN-FETT & DYER FUNERAL HOME. Burial is to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Central Ohio Hospice or American Cancer Society.
- Central Ohio Hospice
- American Cancer Society
- Visitation Tuesday, January 8, 2019
- Funeral Service Wednesday, January 9, 2019