Obituary for Chester Lewis
Chester (Chet) Lewis, 92, of Roanoke, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 25, 2016.
Born in Eolia, Ky. and formerly of Bedford, Chet was a WWII veteran, an avid bowler, lifelong salesman, and friend of many.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Alfred and Polly Lewis; as well as 20 siblings and half siblings.
He is lovingly survived by his wife, Christine, of over 65 years; his four daughters, Debbie Meise and husband, John, Linda Collins and husband, Dave, Fay Fields and husband, Alan, and Melody Collie and husband, David; his son, Jay Lewis; his grandchildren, Paul Lewis, Erika Meise and fiancé Ross, John Meise, Jr., Jacob Collie and wife, Tanya, Andrew Collie, Zachary Collie, Mark Collie, Michael Collins, and Matthew Collins; two great-grandsons, Nathaniel and Noah Collie; and many cherished nephews and nieces.
The family will receive visitors from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2016 in the John M. Oakey & Son Chapel in Salem. The funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 29, 2016, also in the chapel. The committal service will begin that afternoon at 2:30 p.m., at the Timber Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Bedford. Pastor Butch Boley will officiate.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.johnmoakey.com.