John Douglas (Poon) Lewis Sr Class of 1943

Branch of service U. S. Navy
Entered service
Birth 5/7/1924
Died 6/22/2004
Buried Park Heights cemetery, Brunswick, MD  Section A lot 9


As originally published on Wednesday, June 23, 2004.

Mr. John D. "Poon" Lewis Sr., 80, of Brunswick, died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Betty Jane Lewis.
     Born May 7, 1924, in Brunswick, he was the son of the late Harry L. Lewis and the late Edna J. Thompson Lewis.
He was in the U.S. Navy and served during World War II.
     He was a member of the American Legion in Brunswick, and he worked on the railroad in Brunswick for 42 years. He enjoyed baseball and coached Little League and took them to the state and regional playoffs.
     He is survived by three children, John Douglas Lewis Jr. and wife, Gloria, of Jefferson, George Allan Lewis and wife, Lisa, of Brunswick, and Debora J. Painter of Brunswick; four grandchildren, Jason C. Lewis, John J. Lewis and wife, Regina, LeEllen Lewis and Lana Lewis; and one sister Theresa V. Johnson.
     He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry "Sparky" Lewis and Mason Lee Lewis; and one sister, Madiline Lewis.
The family will receive friends at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, on Thursday, June 24, 2004, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, June 25, at the funeral home.
     Burial will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
Memorial contributions may be made to New York Hill United Methodist Church, Ninth and Park avenues, Brunswick, Md. 21716