Obit: Walter Lewis

Obit: Walter Lewis

March 11th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Georgia

ATLANTA Walter W. Lewis, 80, departed this life on Thursday, March 1, 2012.He was in the U.S. Army and served in the 101st Airborne, Fort Campbell, Ky. He was an airborne trooper, Master Jump Wings. After retiring from the Army, he lived in Cincinnati, Ohio, for a number of years. He then moved to Atlanta.He was preceded in death by his mother, Mattie Lee Pierce Berry Lewis; and father, Thomas Lewis; grandmother, Sarah Mitchell Pierce; brother, James Berry; sister, Ineal Berry.He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Lawanda Lewis; daughter, Robin Lewis Angel; son, Walter Lewis Jr.; stepdaughter, Rosezetta Williams, all of Atlanta; sister, Ivy Lewis Dawson, Chattanooga; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; many relatives and friends;Funeral services are 1 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2012, at Willie A. Watkins Historic West End Chapel, 1003 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, Atlanta.Courtesy announcement by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.