CW4 Richard "Duke" Lewis
80 of Franklin passed away November 28, 2012 at Community Hospital South. He was born September 4, 1932 to the late Halbert and Lucille (Fraker) Lewis. Duke was a 1950 Graduate of Trafalgar High School and retired from the United States Army after forty one years of service. On August 16, 1975 he married Judith Harbert in Johnson County, and she preceded him in death in 2007. He was a member of the Army's Ceremonial Guard at Stout Field and enjoyed woodworking. Survivors include three sons, Terry Lewis (Carolyn), Danny Lewis (Kathy), and Jeff Lewis (Mary Anne); a daughter, Terry Jones (John); five brothers, Jim, Jack, Jerry, Henry and Ronnie Lewis; three sisters, Betty Ann Rice, Patty Campbell, and Barbara Pogue; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday December 1, 2012 at 10:00 AM at Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Greenwood. Friends may call from 4:00 - 8:00 PM Friday November 30, 2012 at the funeral home. The family requests memorial contributions are made to the "Wounded Warrior Project" in lieu of flowers.