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Robert H. Lewis Sr.

By T.J. Woodward

Robert was born in Perry August 9, 1925. Son of the late Lawrence and Vinnie Streming Lewis. Robert was drafted out of high school and served with the US Army during WWII, after the war he was a self-employed electrician, and had also worked as an electrician for Bausch and Lomb Inc. in Rochester. After retiring he and his wife moved to Florida, where they currently live. He was a member of Perry Baptist Church in Perry, he enjoyed traveling with his wife, Bessie and his children,and watching John Wayne movies. 

His wife of 64 years Bessie Workman Lewis who he married in 1946, a daughter: Nancy (Jeffer) Mahmot of Ashburn, Va. a son: Robert (Ilene) Lewis Jr.of Perry, 5 grandchildren: Jeremy and Sean Lewis, Kevin, Carey, and Lori Mahmot, along with 14 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews He is preceded in death by a sister: Helena Altmeyer, and two brothers: Ernest and David Lewis.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday July 2, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. in Perry. Interment will take place at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Perry.

Memorials may be made to the Perry VFW Washington Blvd. Perry, New York 14530. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.




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