In Loving Memory
October 18, 1964 – September 12, 2016
Kenneth “Lewie” D. Lewis passed away September 12, 2016 at his home in Silverhill, AL at the age of 51.
Lewie was a graduate of Columbia Southern University Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health Degree. He spent most of his Saturdays playing golf with his Father-in-law, Robert D. Hinton.
Lewie was Assistant Fire Chief with the Silverhill Volunteer Fire Department in which he served for 23 years. He was a member of the Baldwin County Fire Chiefs Association as Treasurer and a member of the Local Emergency Response Planning as well as a member of the Emergency Team at Evonik. Lewie worked for the Evonik Corporation for 31 years. During that time, he was Safety Administrator – Emergency Response Contractor Safety Specialist.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Ilona of Silverhill, AL; mother, Helen Louise (Tommy) Walston of Saraland, AL; father, Clemmie Lewis of Sylacauga, AL; two sisters, Sheila (George) Pennington of Childersburg, AL and Angie (Chris) Dean of Murfreesboro, TN; two brothers, Barney O’Berry and Bert O’Berry both of Saraland, AL; step-sister, Joan (Richard) Rodgers of Childersburg, AL; many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Lewie was preceded in death by his brothers, Barry Lewis, Keith Lewis and his step mom, Lois Lewis.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm at the PZK Hall, 17933 AL-104, Robertsdale, AL 36567. The family would like to give a special thank you to the Mayor of Silverhill, Tim Wilson and Mayor of Robertsdale, Charles Murphy, for their contribution of the PZK Hall in Robertsdale and to the Silverhill Volunteer Fire Department for their contribution of the bag pipe players.
Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home in Daphne.