James H. Lewis

James H. Lewis

When he heard this, Jesus said, “This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s son may be glorified through it.” John 11:4 James “Jim” Howard Lewis was born November 23, 1938, in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, to Lloyd and Jennie (Lydick) Lewis Sr. He passed away November 4, 2019 at Arbor Care Centers in Tekamah, at the age of 80 years. Jim graduated from Lincoln Northeast High School in 1956. Shortly after high school he enlisted in the Marine Corps. He was stationed at Cherry Point, North Carolina. He specialized in Marine aviation and mechanics. He was enlisted for 3 years and 9 months and was honorably discharged as a Corporal in September 1959. He married Betty Stuart on October 2, 1975 in Tekamah. Betty had one child, Rex Stillman, from a previous marriage. Jim loved to fish and hunt in his spare time. He also volunteered for the Tekamah Fire and Rescue Department for 25 years. He worked for the late, LeRoy King for 14 years before opening J & L Service, owning and operating the service station for 14 years before closing to take care of his mother and wife. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty; parents; grandparents; three sisters, Marjorie Ann Doty, Helen Montgomery and Patty Evans; two brothers, Lloyd Lewis Jr. and William B Lewis. Survivors include his brother, Ron Lewis of Oakland, NE; nephews, nieces and many close friends, including Gene and Nancy TeSelle and Greg and Bobbi Magill.
November 23, 1938 - November 4, 201911/23/193811/04/2019
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When he heard this, Jesus said, “This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s son may be glorified through it.” John 11:4James “Jim” Howard Lewis was born November 23, 1938, in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, to Lloyd and Jennie (Lydick) Lewis Sr. He passed away November 4, 2019 at Arbor Care Centers in Tekamah, at the age of 80 years.Jim graduated from Lincoln Northeast High School in 1956. Shortly after high school he enlisted in the Marine Corps. He was statione...

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