Lewer Frank Dent was born on May 14, 1949 in Montgomery, Alabama to Lewer Dent and Louise Corbitt. During the early part of his life, he moved to California, and thrived as a young man. He graduated in 1966 from Chowchilla High School in Chowchilla, California. Shortly after completing high school, Lewer proudly enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged as a sergeant in 1975. He moved to Houston, Texas and worked at Grocery Supply as a supervisor as well at both Lockheed Martin and Jacobs at NASA Space Center-Houston.
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He professed his life to Christ and joined the Windsor Village United Methodist Church family in 2005.
Lewer married Linda Dent, his soul mate and best friend, on October 14, 2006 in Houston, Texas. They celebrated thirteen whimsical years together. He experienced the blessing of four beautiful grandchildren that brought him so much love and joy and was better known as PaPa!
Lewer is preceded in death by his father, Lewer Dent, mother, Louise Corbitt.
Lewer is survived by his devoted and loving wife Linda Dent; five children: Jabari and Chenae Dent, and three devoted - Alicia James, Kimberly (Anthony) Johnson, and Regis James; his precious grandchildren: Jayson Stubblefield , Dylann and Kace Johnson, and Regis James Jr.; father-in-law, Rubearl Holcombe, Sr.; sisters and brother-in law: Rubylene Tucker, Bernice (Sonnie) Williams, Aleaise (Mose) Henderson, Brenda (Graylin) Lee, Margulene (Phillip) Campbell, and Rubearl Holcombe Jr., and a host of relatives and friends.
Lewer's journey home on Thursday, July 17, 2014 can be seen as a new beginning. Throughout his lifetime, he had an amazing and profound impact on the lives he touched. We celebrate his passion for life for the love he shared, the wisdom and encouragement he gave that touch so many lives in his path.
Lewer and Linda founded "Chubby's" in 2010, a thriving snow cone business, with a massive customer following where he was better known and loved as "Mr. Chubby".
So when you think of Lewer, remember the smile, and the heartfelt laughter, because you met a friend for life!
Visitation will be held on (Saturday) July 26, 2014 from 9-10:55a.m. Funeral Service at 11:00a.m., both services will be held at Windsor Village U.M.C., 6000 Heatherbrook, Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell Officiating. Interment Houston National Cemetery.
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Published in Houston Chronicle on July 25, 2014