John Wiley Lewis, Sr.

John Wiley Lewis, Sr.

John Wiley Lewis, Sr.
January 1, 1921 – May 21, 2018

WENDELL – John Wiley Lewis, Sr., 97, died Monday at his home. He was born in Washington DC to the late John Henry & Ethel Pauline Lynch Lewis. He served his country in the U. S. Army during WWII serving in the Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland, & Central Europe. Mr. Lewis was Chief of Information Systems & Records for the I. N. S. in the Department of Justice. He was preceded in death by his wife of 75 years, Evelyn Mary Lewis, his daughter, Charlotte Suman, sisters, Josephine Cogle & Haroline Roberts & brother, Ellwood A. Lewis.

He is survived by children, John Lewis, Jr. (Jane) of Wendell, JoAnn McNaughton of Wendell, Margaret Fleshman (Gary) Deltona Beach, FL, sisters, Bernadine D’Urso of MD, Regina Flemion of VA, 11 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, & 5 great, great, grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.

Graveside funeral service 11 am, Friday, Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, MD.
Visitation 2-4 pm, Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • Lee Spitznagel Posted May 23, 2018 7:22 pm

    John & Jane, So sorry to hear about Dad. I know from the stories he was quite the man and pretty much a trooper in later years. Please extend my sympathy to all of your children & grandkids.

  • L Gray Posted May 25, 2018 11:05 am

    My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in God’s word the Bible at Revelation 21:3,4.

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