Melvin Ed Lewis, 82, of
He served in the U.S. Navy
during W.W. II and was a member of the VFW post # 1147 where he was a founding
member of the military funeral detail. He also was a member of the American
Legion Post # 25 and the Masonic Lodge # 231 and Scottish Rite.
He retired from the L&N Railroad after 38 years. He was a member of the
Brotherhood Railroad Carmen of America.
He was born in
He was preceded in death by
his parents, 2 brothers, Howard and Dale Lewis and an infant sister.
Ed is survived by his wife of 52 years, Martha (Collins) Lewis; 4 children- Paula (Ross) Thurston of Princeton, Greg (Sue) Lewis of Princeton, Shon (Bill) Perry of Hazleton and Shane (Teresa) Lewis of Princeton. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday Oct.2, 2006 at at the Colvin Funeral Home in
Visitation will be held Sunday at the Colvin Funeral Home from 4 until