John Lewis

EAST PALESTINE – John R. Lewis, 46, of Park Avenue, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at his home, after suddenly becoming ill.

He was born in New Brighton, Pa., a son of Lowell G. Lewis of Virginia Beach, Va. and Janice (Schott) Lewis of East Palestine. Mr. Lewis was a graduate of Stall High School in Charleston, S.C. He served in the United States Navy and had worked as a video editor for Crawford Communications in Atlanta.

He was Baptist by faith.

Besides his parents, survivors include his brother Grant Lewis of Charleston, S.C.; two half brothers, Matt Lewis of Virginia Beach, Va. and Alan Lewis of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and a half sister Melanie Lewis of Virginia Beach, Va.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements were with the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home, East Palestine.