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William D. Lewis

1942 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
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William D. Lewis
Dec. 22, 1942 - Sep. 15, 2017
Resident of San Jose
William D. Lewis passed away peacefully at home at the age of 74. He was devoted to his family, cared deeply for his community, and was proud to be a Vietnam Veteran and awarded the Purple Heart for his distinguished service. William grew up in Niles, Calif., and earned a bachelor's in Industrial Design from San Jose State University after his service in the army. He retired after working for 43 years in Silicon Valley, and continued teaching and researching STEM fields of study. He is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Veronica G. Lewis; children Dean, Jonathan, Cindy, and Kevin; and grandchildren Austin, Jaren, Asher, and Emmet Lewis. As well as siblings Robert Lewis, Reg Lewis, Jeanette Rebello, Jeannine Abbott, and Franklin Lewis. Preceded in death by his parents Agnes Alameda Lewis and Frank Lewis, sister, Jackie Lewis, and brother, Brian Lewis. William will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 5-8 pm with Rosary at 6 pm at Lima Family Santa Clara Mortuary, 466 N. Winchester Blvd., Santa Clara, where the Funeral Service will also be held on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11 am. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Sept. 23, 2017
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