Robert ‘Bob’ Lewis

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Robert Howard “Bob” Lewis passed away Aug. 26, 2018. Bob was born September 21, 1922 in Florence, AL. He married Helen Marian Robertson on Nov. 4, 1949. He served in the Marine Corp. during World War II, taking part in the battles of Iwo Jima, where he was wounded, and Guam. He earned the Purple Heart and Bronze Star medals. Bob’s faith in God was the greatest joy of his life. He enjoyed listening to classical music, reading Marine Corps history, and staying current with Marine activities, which included a trip to the 50th Marine reunion on the island of Iwo Jima. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and four sisters. He is survived by one sister, Janice Thomas of Kentucky. He is remembered by his wife, Helen, one son, Robert Howard “Howie” Lewis, Jr, his daughter-in-law, Tamra and grandsons Joshua Adam Lewis and Michael Ryan Thorn.

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