Marcellas E. Lewis 1917 ~ 2010 Our wonderful and loving Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Great-Great-Grandfather, Brother and Friend, Marcellas E. Lewis, 92, returned to our Heavenly Father and the loving arms of his sweetheart, from causes incident to age, on March 17, 2010.Born March 30, 1917 in Woodland, Utah to William and Pleasant Maud White Lewis. Married Bliss Stoker, November 20, 1936, in the Salt Lake Temple. Marcellas was raised in Provo, Utah and the family ranch on Tabby Mountain. He spent many summers with the sheep camps on his beloved Tabby. He was a high priest in the LDS Church. Served an LDS Mission to New Zealand under President Mathew Cowley. He owned and operated the Western Auto store and a local motel for many years in Tooele. Survived by children: M. Willard Lewis (Connie), Anita K Atkin (Sid), Floyd Michael Lewis (Kaylen), Barry E Lewis (Rose), and Pamela K. Giles (Jack) all of Tooele, Utah; brother Dee Lewis of Scottsdale, AZ; 26 grandchildren, 62 great-grand-children and two great-great- grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Bliss Stoker Lewis, parents and 10 siblings. Funeral Services, Tuesday, March 23, at 11:00 a.m. in the Tooele Stake Center, 253 South 200 East. Friends may call at Tate Mortuary, 110 South Main, Tooele, Monday, 6-8 p.m. and at the church, Tuesday on hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Tooele City Cemetery.
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Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Mar. 20, 2010