J. DeWitt Lewis


J. DeWitt Lewis, age 72, Mahogany Trail, Findlay, Ohio and formerly of Tiffin, died at 5 a.m. Thursday, December 24, 2009 in the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. He was born February 4, 1937 in Barnesville, Ohio to the late H. Carl and Burdella (McConnell) Lewis. He married Gwen Shepherd January 24, 1959 in Morristown, Ohio and she survives.

Other survivors include a son, Clay (Kelly) Lewis of Findlay; two daughters, Coleen (Jay) Kiesel of Findlay, Deanna (Tom) Parkhurst, of Columbus; nine biological grandchildren; Andréa Zhouri, who resided with him in 1979-1980 as an AFS Exchange Student from Brazil; two brothers, Harvey (Billie) Lewis of Cambridge, Ohio, Carl (Bonnie) Lewis of Barnesville; and a sister, Helen (Hollie) Detling, Barnesville.