Albert K. Lewis, 78, died Friday, March 8, 2013, at home after a long battle with diabetes. He was born July 23, 1934, in Louisville, to Albert Lewis and Beulah E. Pruitt. After he graduated from Louisville Male High School, he joined the U.S. Air Force and became a mechanic. He spent most of his four years of military service in Korea.
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Upon his return to the states, he continued his education in mechanics and retired from the U.S. Post Office as an automotive analyst. Albert had many talents and interests. He was an accomplished musician on the guitar and played trumpet and piano as well. He was a 33rd degree Mason and belonged to Duvall Lodge No. 6. He was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Shreveport, La., where he lived for 35 years of his life. Hobbies he enjoyed included golf, fishing and cooking and he created many original recipes for delicious cakes. However, the most important thing to know about Albert is that he was a Christian and loved the Lord.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth Lewis and William Schell.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife, Sharon; and a sister, Ima Lewis Johns. Others who loved him include his niece, nephews, and extended family members and friends.
Expressions of sympathy go to Nelson Christian Church or Hospice of Nelson County.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at Nelson Christian Church.
Newcomer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Kentucky Standard on Mar. 12, 2013