A resident of Port Allen and native of Plaquemine he passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013 at the age of 68.
He was a retired welder, 38-year member of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union #198 and a commercial fisherman. Visitation was at Wilbert Funeral Home in Plaquemine on Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 10 am until memorial service at 2 pm. He is survived by his son Grover Merrick "Sonny" Lewis, III; daughter Christine Lewis Massey and husband Billy; three sisters Gloria Lewis Foret and husband Kenneth, Mary Lewis Verret and husband "Rocky" and Carol Lewis and friend Earl Deviller; three brothers Perry Lewis, Sr. and wife Linda, Larry Lewis and Bob and Tammy Lewis; three grandchildren Alexis Michele "Lexy" Lewis, Shelly Massey and Peyton Coy Massey. Preceded in death by mother Olampe Guillot Jones, father Merrick "Buck" Lewis, brothers Robert Lewis, Sr. and Murray Wayne Lewis.