Lonnie K. Lewis, age 77, a New Castle resident, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Anderson. He was born July 8, 1943 in Mooreland, Indiana and was a son of the late Arthur and Virginia Hale Lewis.
He was a graduate of Mooreland High School where he excelled in sports-especially, baseball and basketball. Following graduation, he served an enlistment with the U.S. Army. Lonnie was retired from Chrysler Corporation after many years of service. He was a member of the U.A.W., Local 371. Lonnie was very involved in his family activities and loved sharing time with his relatives and friends.
Left to cherish his loving memory include, special companion, Debbie Schmidt of New Castle; two sons, Eric and Eddie Lewis; grandchildren, Emily, Linda, and Lonnie Lewis; stepson, Aron Schmidt; step-grandchildren, Tea, Everett, and Malchus Schmidt; two brothers, Arthur Lewis Jr. (wife, Barbara) and Arlin (Blythe York) Lewis; one sister, Tammy Grimm (husband, Kelly); several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great- nieces, great- nephews, cousins and special friend, Steve Smith also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Linda Lewis; brother, Tony Lewis; great-niece, Kyndel Glazer, great-granddaughter, Vera Lewis.
Funeral services will be held 3:30 p.m., Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Macer-Hall-Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad Street, New Castle with Reverend Danny Douglas officiating. Burial will follow at Mooreland Cemetery, Mooreland, Indiana. Friends may call from 1:30 p.m., until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Military honors will be conducted by the U.S. Army, VFW and the American Legion. The funeral directors and staff are honored to serve the family of Lonnie Lewis. On-line condolences may be made at www.macerhall.com