Harry E. Lewis | Obituary
Harry E. Lewis, 87, of Kennells Mill, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 16, 2021, at Hearthstone Nursing and Rehab, Cumberland, Maryland.
Born February 11, 1934 in Shaft, Maryland, he was the son of the late Edward T. Lewis Sr. and Mary Alice (Hitchens) Lewis. He was also predeceased by his stepmother, Margaret Lewis; brothers: Edward Jr. “Teddy”; Charles “Chill”; and George Lewis; sisters: Hazel Robinson, Wilda Emerick and Catherine Blough.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Betty (Poe) Lewis; her daughter, Darlene Travis, and her husband, Tim, of Cumberland; half-brother, Ralph Lewis; half-sister, Sandy Minnick; sister-in-law, Helen Lewis; and several nieces and nephews.
Harry worked for Ford Motor Company for 43 years. He was a painter at St. George’s Ford, Gratton Ford, Kowell Ford and Shaffer Ford. He was one of the best automotive painters in the world and customers demanded his work. He also worked for Leydig Trucking and Black Diamond Energy. He was a member of the Comps Church; A life member of the Kennells Mill Sportsmen’s Club, he loved to hunt and fish and play softball on several local teams. He rode horseshoes and was a huge fan of Dale Earnhardt.
Friends will be received at Harvey H. Zeigler Inc. Funeral Home, 169 Clarence Street, Hyndman, Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
A funeral service will be held at the funeral home Thursday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Roger Huffman officiating. Visit one hour before.
Interment will follow at Comps Cemetery with Mark, John, Todd and Lucas Miller, Steve and Stephen Leydig serving with the porters.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.zeiglerfuneralhome.com.