Philip L. “Louie” Lewis, 78, of Punxsutawney, peacefully passed away at his home Friday July 24, 2020.
Philip was born November 2, 1941 to Loyd Lewis and Susan (Dunmire) Lewis in Punxsutawney. After his mother’s untimely passing, Louie was raised by his Great Aunt and Uncle,
Philip and Edna Dunmire.
Louie was a Vietnam Veteran, serving with the United States Army as a helicopter crew chief at Camp Holloway, Pleiku, Vietnam.
Louie was a member of the Punxsutawney VFW, and Eagles Club. He retired from Ace Motor Freight as a truck driver. Louie enjoyed riding motorcycles, spending time camping and fishing at Yellow Creek Campground with his family.
He is survived by his wife Shirley Marie Lewis, Punxsutawney, whom he married December 29, 1962, three sons and a daughter, William E. “Willie” Lewis, Bellevue, WA; Andrew B. Lewis Sr., and wife Ashley, Punxsutawney; Debi S. Fox and husband Bill, Punxsutawney, John M. Lewis and Fiancée Jada Shields, Punxsutawney, eight grandchildren, Jackelyn “Toots” Lewis and Fiancée Mike Duttry, Andrew B Lewis Jr and wife Kenesha, Tanner Lewis and wife Gabrielle “Gabby” , Ashley Hain and husband Johninthin “Johnny”, AJ Carey, Tyler Lewis, Kasey Prescott, and Ayden Shields, seven great grandchildren, Makenzie Hain, Aleaha Lewis, Benson Lewis, Oliver Lewis, Cammeron Rebosky, Madison and Wyatt Duttry and his faithful K-9 companion, Duke.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his great aunt and uncle, twin daughters, Janet Suzanne Lewis and Janice Marie Lewis and an infant sister.
Friends will be received on Sunday August 2, 2020, from 12:00 PM until the time of service at 2:00 PM at the McCabe Funeral Home Inc, 114 Maple Ave. Punxsutawney, PA.
Interment will be at Pearce Cemetery.
The family is also planning a Celebration of Life at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association
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