Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


April 27, 2013

William Harold “Stoop” Lewis 1926-2013

ASHLAND — William Harold “Stoop” Lewis, 86, of Ashland, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.

The Wurtland native was born Sept. 8, 1926, the son of the late Estill and Elizabeth Waggoner Lewis.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Nora Gore Lewis.

Mr. Lewis was a U.S. Army veteran and of the Baptist faith. He was a professional gambler, a member of the American Legion and the Elks Club.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Marshall; and an infant brother, Lawrence Lewis.

He is survived by three daughters, Jacqueline Kirby of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, Lisa (Keith Winsor) Lewis of Greenup and Linda Lewis of Ashland; four grandchildren, Kara McCoy of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, Alycia Lewis of Ashland, Savannah Campbell and Morgann Lake, both of Greenup; three great-grandchildren, John Kevin McCoy and Maya McCoy, both of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, and Tyler Lewis Salyer of Ashland; two sisters, Myrtle Rymer of Westwood and Jewell (Frank) Brown of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Mamre Cemetery with graveside military rites by the V.F.W. Post 8850 and with the Rev. Jeff Cremeans officiating.

Friends may call after 11 a.m. Tuesday at Phillips Funeral Home in Ironton, Ohio.

Condolences to the family may be left at phillipsfuneralhome.net.


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