Robert McFerrin Lewis, 79, of Annapolis, died peacefully December 27 in his home.
Robert was born in Nashville, TN on February 21, 1933 to Fred and Maude Lewis. He is of Native American descent, on his
maternal side. In 1951, he enlisted in the U.S. Army
. After completing a three year term, he attended the Tennessee School of Broadcasting in Nashville, TN.
Robert re-enlisted in the Army in 1956 and while on assignment in Germany, he met and married the love of his life, Lieselotte Keth, of Worms, Germany. Together they enjoyed a beautiful life.
He served with distinction in both the Korean and Vietnam war
s, and is a recipient of the Bronze Star
. One of the highlights of his career was being stationed in Berlin as a broadcaster for AFN. After retiring from the military Robert joined the Federal Reserve Board.
Robert is survived by his wife, Lieselotte; his son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Karina Lewis of Fredericksburg; granddaughters, Alexandra, Gabriella, and Natalia; and brothers, Fred and James Lewis.
All services will be private.
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