Charles Doyle Lewis, 72, of Princeton, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at his home. He was born on April 16, 1943 in St. Albans, WV to the late Lyndelle and Gladys Lewis.

He had resided most of his lifetime in Princeton and was a graduate of Princeton High School. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, having served in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Princeton. He was an auto mechanic and worked many years for John Bill McGarrah at the former McGarrah Dodge in Princeton and then he retired from Duke Energy-Gibson Generating Station. 

“Charlie” is survived by his wife, Mary Ann (Reel) Lewis, to whom he was married on March 28, 1965 at the First Baptist Church in Princeton; his daughter and son-in-law, Jana and Brad Snyder of Princeton; three grandchildren, Mackenzie A. Lewis, Jaysa and Bram Snyder all of Princeton; one brother, Earl Lewis of Princeton; three sisters, Bertha Smith of Owensville, Betty Newton of Oakland City and Vivian “Pepper” Collins of Princeton; also several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Bill Lewis; and his son, Charles David Lewis on June 13, 2015. 

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Pastor Mark Massaro officiating. Burial will follow at the Walnut Hill Cemetery near Fort Branch.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Colvin Funeral Home. The retired military veterans will conduct full military rites at the cemetery.