Leonard G. Lewis, 78 of Everson died unexpectedly Monday afternoon, September 25, 2006 in Excella HealthWestmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born in Gates, PA, September 3, 1928 a son of the late King Solomon and Cordova B. Tyler Lewis. Leonard was Baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses on August 11, 1941 and was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness South Congregation of Connellsville. Leonard served God for 65 years remaining faithful until his sudden death. He was a retired Superintendent of US Steel Corp. of Clairton Works in the Coke Division retiring in 1981 following 30 years of service. Leonard leaves to cherish his memories, his numerous family and friends and a host of Christian Brothers and Sisters, including his loving and devoted wife of 58 years Melvis E. Smith Lewis of Everson whom he married August 28, 1948. His Two Sons: Haydn G. Lewis and his wife Sherryl Allen of Everson Jeffrey A. Lewis and his wife Rebecca Wigfield of Jeannette His Two Grandchildren: Nicole Marie Lewis And Conrad William Lewis both of Everson His Three Great Grandchildren Isaac, Alexis and Makai His Sister Bernadine Edwards of Far Rockaway, NY His Special Niece and Nephew Joyce King and Lindsay King both of Everson and a host of Nieces and nephews throughout the country. In addition to his parents, Leonard was preceded in death by: His Grandson Stephen J. Lewis who died June 27, 1999 His Seven Brothers: Howard, Wilbur, Floyd, Jack, Edward, Robert and Donald Lewis His Three Sisters: Elizabeth Lewis, Ella Mae Robbins, and Cordelia Kendrick Leonard's family will greet friends in the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc., 417 West Pittsburgh Street, Scottdale Thursday from 2 PM to 9 PM. His Funeral Service will be held Friday at 10 AM in the Funeral Home with Richard Piccolomini, officiating. Private inurnment will follow in the Scottdale Cemetery. The family suggests memorials be made to the Everson Volunteer Fire Department, In Memory of Leonard G. Lewis.
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