News Death Notice
SNOW, Jr., Lewis M. Was born in Butler, PA the 27th of January 1948 and passed away on October 4, 2009. Lewis was preceded in death by his Mother, Veronica Snow of New Carlisle in August 1975 and twin sisters who passed shortly after birth. He was also preceded in death by his Grandson, Cedar Snow. Lewis is survived by his Father, Lewis M. Snow, Sr. of New Carlisle and his Step-Mother, Betty Brown Snow. Also surviving Mr. Snow is his Sister, Rebecca Hay-Reeser and her husband Kerry D. Reeser, Sr. of Dayton, OH. He has one nephew, Lewis A. Snow of Lakeview, OH, and one Uncle, Edward Adelman of New Carlisle. Lewis is survived by his three children. Dawn M. Ritchey and her husband Dale. They have four children, Tyler, Maegan, Spencer and Mark of Belton, TX. His son, Lewis M. Snow and his daughter, Bailey of Crawford, TX and his youngest son, Ingle M. Snow and his wife, Misty. They have two daughters, Winter Dianne and Stormy Rebecca Snow. Cedar was the son of Ingle and Misty. Lewis graduated from Tecumseh High School, New Carlisle, OH in 1966. After graduation Lewis joined the Army and proudly served our Country during the Viet Nam War. Lewis was stationed in and around the Iron Triangle. Mr. Snow received the following medals: Vietnam Service Medal w/2 Bronze Service Stars, Republic Of Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge - Sharpshooter (Rifle). Lewis is also survived by many cousins, one of which was as close to Lewis as any 'real' brother could be...George Dapice and his wife Mary of Lakeview, OH. For the 'truckers' in Texas who worked with Lewis at Stampede Creek, before he became disabled because of Laryngeal Cancer, they called him Ice Man and he was clearly a good friend to all. According to Mr. Snow's wishes, he will be cremated. Lewis Snow's Father will not be able to attend the service because he is quite ill but his heart, mind and soul are with his son who was the 'light of his life'. And, according to Mr. Snow's wishes, his sister, Rebecca will not be able to attend the Service because she is respecting her Brother's wishes and taking care of their Father. Rebecca's love, heart, mind and soul are with her Brother, as he was her best friend, and all love and caring are with his children at this difficult time.'
Published in Dayton Daily News on Oct. 8, 2009