Carles B. Lewis

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FAIRBORN Carles B. Lewis, age 78 of Fairborn, passed away Thursday November 21, 2013 in the Hospice of Dayton. He was born July 12, 1935 in Elliott Co., Kentucky, the son of the late Ollie and Ida (Paton) Lewis. Carles was employed with Dayton Power & Light, retiring in 1987. He was a member of Montgomery Avenue Church of God in Fairborn where he served as youth leader and as a bus driver for many years. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and long car rides in the country. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers, Curtis, James, Billy, Emery, Eugene; three sisters, Myrtle Banks, Hazel Pruitt, Mazie Shinneman; three infant siblings; his father and mother-in-law, John and Blanche O'Neal; and two brothers-in-law, Wilbur and Johnny O'Neal. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Norma; five children, Bob (Mary) Lewis of Tipp City, Kim (Ron) Carper of Fairborn, Jimmy (Regena) Lewis of Fairborn, Ricky Lewis of Fairborn, Dave (Lisa) Lewis of Lucasville, OH; 13 grandchildren, Nicholas (Sarah) Combs, Ryan (Megan) Combs, John (Jen) Lewis, Chris Carper, Megan (Derek) Goins, Roger Boles, Jesse Barker, Brittany Lewis, James Lewis Jr., Joseph Lewis, Matt Lewis, Michael Lewis, Adrianna Lewis; seven great-grandchildren, Dillon, Noah, Haley, Ella, Wyatt, Audrey, Jacob; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Monday November 25, 2013 from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. in the Montgomery Ave. Church of God, 1635 Montgomery Ave., Fairborn, where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday November 26, 2013 at 10:00 A.M., Brother Dan Smith and Pastor Lowell Lay officiating. Burial will follow in the Byron Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton. Arrangements in care of Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, Fairborn. Condolences may be made to the family at

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422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road
Fairborn, OH 45324
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