Harold M. Lewis, 84, formerly of South Whitley, Ind., passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at Kindred Fairpark Nursing Home, Maryville, Tenn.
He was born July 8, 1928, to Elbert and Laura (Blocher) Lewis. He was a member of Eel River Lodge # 510 F & AM, South Whitley.
He is survived by his wife: Ara Belle Lewis; a son: Jeffrey (Jessica) Lewis, South Whitley; three daughters: Sandra Ruse, South Whitley; Sally (Delmer) Prater, Sidney, Ind.; Peggy (Mike) Henry, Fort Wayne, Ind.; two brothers: Ira (Nancy) Lewis, Claypool, Ind.; Bud (Ethel) Lewis, North Manchester, Ind.; five sisters: Esther (Harold) Wrightsman, Silver Lake; Margaret (Ralph) Montel, Warsaw, Ind.; Dorothy (Lee) Marvel, Phoenix, Ariz.; Pat (Marvin) Brunk, West Alexandria, Ohio; Phyllis (John) Gove, Spring Hill, Fla.; step-children: Mike Landis, Louisville, Tenn.; Carol Robinson, Maryville; and Linda McCosky, Durand, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Joy Lewis; and a sister: Lydia Wilson.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at Manchester Bible Church, 11721 N. 300 E., North Manchester. Pastor Matthew Staton will officiate. Burial will be in Florida. Arrangements are being handled by McKee Mortuary, North Manchester.