Robert Thomas "Hushpuppy" Lewis, 80, of Indiana, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, at Scenery Hill Manor.
A son of the late Blair and Lottie Thomas Lewis, he was born August 10, 1932, in Indiana.
Mr. Lewis was a graduate of Indiana High School. Bob retired from REA and had also worked at W. J. Fiscus Transfer. He was a volunteer fireman for the Indiana Fire Association and was a member of the Indiana B.P.O.E. #931, Legion and Eagles.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Janet Stadtmiller Lewis, of Indiana; two children: Karen Previte, of Indiana; and Robert T. Lewis, Jr. and wife Leslie, of Shelocta; a sister, Catherine Nichol, of Indiana; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by nine siblings: Florence Snyder, Leonard Lewis, Paul Lewis, Helen Irvin, Margaret Smith, Carolyn Getty, Donald Lewis, Blair "Junior" Lewis, and Effie Thomas.
There will be no visitation. Services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Robinson-Lytle, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Fire Association, 80 N 8th Street, Indiana, PA 15701.