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Carlton P. Lewis Sr.


1929 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Carlton P. Lewis Sr. Obituary
Carlton P. Lewis, Sr. of Dover passed away Monday, February 16, 2015 at home.

Mr. Lewis was born July 10, 1929 in Bridgeton, N.C. to the late Joseph W. Lewis and Hazel A. Jefferson Lewis.

He served in the United States Air Force for 24 years. After the service Mr. Lewis went to work for the United States Postal Service retiring in 1993 after 13 years. Mr. Lewis was a member of the Masonic Lodge #7 AF and AM in Dover, the Shriner Lodge in New Bern, N.C., The Elks Lodge in Milford, Del and the VFW Post 3238 in Camden/Wyoming, Del. He enjoyed all kinds of fishing, loved being out in the Bay in his boat.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Frances Ruddock Lewis of Dover; son, Carlton "Bud" P. Lewis, Jr. and his wife Shirley of Kinston, N.C.; daughters, Rebecca Hovious and her husband Michael of Fayettville, NC, Laurie Willer and her husband Ted of Clayton, N.C. and Ellen Waid and her husband Jeff of Dover, Del.; grandchildren, Amie' Jones and her husband Chris, Julie Francis and Kevin,Michael Hovious and his wife Alia, David Hovious and his wife Candice, Amanda McAtee and her husband Josh, Megan Waid and her husband Greg, Jenny Emory and Steve, Carla Hasse and her husband Greg; great grandchildren, Caroline Jones, Perry Jones, Baby David Hovious, Jakob Hill, Zoey Emory, Landon Hasse, Annabel McAtee and 2 on the way.

Funeral services were held 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at Torbert Funeral Chapel South, 1145 E. Lebanon Road (Rt.10), Dover. Friends called from 2 to 4 p.m. Interment will be in Arlington Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to Delaware Hospice, 911 S. Dupont Highway, Dover, Del. 19901 or The Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

Letters of condolence may be sent and guest book signed at www.torbertfuneral.com.
Published in Dover Post from Feb. 23 to Mar. 4, 2015
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