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Ted R. Lewis Sr.

July 10, 1939 ~ April 12, 2017 (age 77)

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     Ted R. Lewis Sr. age 77, of St. Johns, MI, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor, St. Johns, MI.

     Ted was born in St. Johns, MI on July 10, 1939 the son of Glenn O. and Eleanor I. (Little) Lewis.  He served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1956 to 1960 aboard the USS Toledo.  Ted married Nancy Dalrymple on May 4, 1963 in St. Johns, MI and resided most of his life in St. Johns.

     Ted retired from Instructional Media Center at M.S.U after 31 years.  He also owned and operated Lewis Communications.  He performed forensic analysis and was a member of Central Michigan Law Enforcement Agency.  Ted provided sound systems for the community during 4H, Mint Festival, Santa Parade, Veterans Parade and Memorial Day ceremonies.  He also served on the board of directors for Clinton Area Care Center.

     He is survived by his wife Nancy Lewis of St. Johns, MI, 2 sons; Troy Lewis of Hendeson, NV, Ted Lewis II (Tina) of St. Johns, MI, 2 daughters; Darcy and Alain Ebert of St. Johns, MI, Jennifer Heslip, of St. Johns, MI; 9 grandchildren, sister Sharon and Ed St. John of Bradenton, FL, and many nieces and nephews.  Ted was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Stephanie Lewis and sister Judy Hannah.

     A Memorial Visitation will be held on Monday, April 17, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hazel Findlay Country Manor 1101 S. Scott Rd St. Johns, MI 48879 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at  Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor
St. Johns MI 48879

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

 Service Information

Memorial Visitation
April 17, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes- St. Johns, MI - Osgood Chapel
104 East Cass Street
St. Johns, MI 48879

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