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Richard F Lewis

December 12, 1942 ~ June 24, 2021 (age 78)


Richard (Dick) F. Lewis, 78, of Smithmill, passed away on Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at his residence. He was the last of his generation.

Born in Philipsburg, PA on December 12th, 1942 son of the late Robert M. and Margaret (Peg) Lewis. He married Shirley (Supenia) Lewis on October 30th, 1965 at St. Lawrence Houtzdale.  

Surviving are his beloved wife; son, Tim Lewis and wife, Tina, of Smithmill; daughter, Lisa Lewis of Smithmill, and son Robert Lewis and wife, Lisa Gunter-Lewis of Clearfield.  In addition, Richard had five grand-daughters, Mikayla and Sidney Lewis, daughters of Tim and Tina Lewis & Tristan (Nolan) McGuire, Karlie and Madison Lewis daughters of Robert Lewis. Plus, soon to be great-grandchild Baby McGuire.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, brother John Lewis, and sister Margaret (Peggy) Lewis – Abernethy.

Richard graduated from Moshannon Valley High School Class of 1960. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving as a Jet Aircraft Missile Maintenance Mechanic, and retired from Dupont/Berg Electronics as a maintenance mechanic.

Richard was a founding member of the Morann Citizens Club as well as a member of The Croatian Club, American Legion Post #591 of Houtzdale, and Curwensville VFW Auxiliary Post #842. He enjoyed hunting at the Dude Ranch, watching Penn State Football and Pirate/Steeler games. He spent his time laughing and joking with friends and family plus, sitting on the front porch with his grand fur babies, Bruno and Febe.  

In accordance with his wishes there will be no public visitation or service.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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