Jack B. Lewis, 92, of Pomeroy, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Grant Medical Center in Columbus. He was born on April 23, 1926 in Pomeroy Ohio to the late James and Margareite (Bauer) Lewis.
Jack served in the United States Navy during World War II, in the South Pacific on the USS Teton. After the war Jack worked for Sollitt Construction Company is South Bend, IN overseeing multiple worksite managments from coast to coast. Upon completeing his work with Sollitt he then accepted a job at home with his family at VOTO in Gallipolis, where he was the manager until he retired in 1992.
Jack was a member of the American Legion Post #39, Pomeroy and the VFW Post #9926 Mason. He was a Past member of the Kiwanis and a member of the Pilgrim Masonic Lodge #691 in Stubenville, Ohio. Jack also was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan.
He was a friend to all, always willing to help others and he never knew a stranger. He had a passion for animals and he was a dedicated American Legion Member and he will be profoundly missed.
He is survived by his children, Sandra K. Lewis, Jackie Lynn Britton, and Jeff (Diane) Lewis; nieces and nephews, Carol Lewis Durst, David (Nikki) Lewis, Roger “Butch” Roush, William “Bill” Roush, and Robert “Bobby Roush; sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn (Nathan) Roush; special friends, Juanita Conde, Mildred “Dee” Nash, and Kathryn Butcher and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 66 years Mary Margaret Lewis; brother, Robert “Bob” Lewis; maternal grandparents, Fred and Margaret (Mees) Bauer; uncle Oscar Bauer.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 1:00pm at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Randy Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Meigs Memory Gardens. Visitation for family and friends will be held two hours prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Meigs County animal shelter or the American Legion Post.
a registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com