Thomas Darwin Lewis

June 17, 1937-July 28, 2014. Thomas Darwin Lewis, age 77, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014 at Charles George VA Medical Center. A native of Huntington, he was the son of the late Ira Dee and Jewel Baygent Lewis Woodrom. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, J.L. Lewis and Doyle Woodrom and two sisters Jean Jeambert and Marjorie Gillikin. He was a retired United States Air Force veteran with 20 years of service. Darwin was a member of Beulah Baptist Church of Ashville, NC. Of all of the interests Darwin had in his life, everything was secondary to the love that he had for his family, his church and his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Conner Lewis, two daughters, Pam Garrett and her husband, Wiley, of Asheville, and Jodee Turner and her husband, Michael, of Parker, Colorado; four sons, Keith Lewis, Mark Lewis and his wife, Carolyn Sue, Steven Lewis and his wife, Reneé, and Kevin Lewis and his wife, Ranae, all of Huntington; four sisters, Marcelene Williams of Shepherd, Rena Modisette and Barbara Woodrom of Huntington, and Brenda Williams and her husband, Lonnie, of Caldwell; two brothers, Charles (Sonny) Lewis and his wife, Clara, of Huntington and Burl Woodrom of Monterrey, Louisiana; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at Oak Flat Baptist Church in Huntington. Interment will follow the service at Ivy Cemetery in Huntington. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Oak Flat baptist church, 3447 FM 2109, Huntington, TX 75949. For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneral home.com.

Published in The Lufkin Daily News from Aug. 7 to Aug. 8, 2014