Ernest Edgar Lewis, age 80, passed away on April 11, 2017 surrounded by his wife and 2 children at Deupree Cottages. Born in Lebanon, Indiana on November 25, 1936. Son of James Ernest Lewis and Mary Jo McColley Lewis, beloved husband of Susan Nunlist Smyth, preceded in death by first wife of 49 years, Martha Lee Lewis and his sister, Sylvia Lewis Lapean. Survived by sister Margaret Lewis Wohler of Manhattan, Kansas. Also survived by his two devoted children: Laura Lewis and Robert Lewis. Also survived by two stepchildren: Brian Smyth (Kelly Meyers) and Neal P. Smyth (Martha Christensen) and Annabel Joy who Ernie always called Our Littlest Angel. Also survived by dear friends Marilyn and John Skelly. He was a 1958 graduate of Wabash College in Indiana. A 32 year employee of Procter and Gamble in Cincinnati, retired as Director of Professional Affairs, 10 year resident of Estes Park, Colorado where he volunteered at the Art Center of Estes Park and the Farmers Market. He was on the Board of Trustees of Springer School for 26 years and on the Finance Committee of Knox Church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to The Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (2035 Gilbert Avenue, Cin. OH 45202), Springer School (2121 Madison Rd. Cin. OH 45208) or Alzheimer's Association (644 Linn St. #1026, Cin. OH 45203). Memorial service were held on Tuesday, April 18th in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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