MITCHELL – Fred Donald “Donnie” Lewis, 77, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.
Born March 22, 1944, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Frank Burton and Goldie (Hopkins) Lewis. He married Sandra Kay Guthrie May 17, 1983.
Donnie had been employed at Regal Beloit for 25 years, Visteon, and retired from Baxter. He loved to fish, hunt, and watch racing. Donnie was proud of his family, a friend to everyone, and would do anything for anyone. He attended the Bride of Christ Fellowship. Donnie was a graduate of Mitchell High School in 1962 and received a bachelor’s degree from Northwood Institute.
Donnie was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of American Legion Post No. 250 Honor Guard.
Surviving: wife, Sandra Lewis of Mitchell
children, Mark (Tony) Lewis of New York
Marty (Monica) Lewis of Indianapolis
Jason (Sylvia) Lewis of Seattle
Trevor Guthrie of Mitchell
Teesa (Chris) Fitzpatrick of Mitchell
Allison (Chris) Hale of Ferdinand
grandchildren, Andrew, Walt, Gwenna, Elizabeth, Katherine, Tristan, Grant, Tyler, Kyle,
Darby, and Dillon
3 great grandchildren
His parents preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January, 24, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home. Due to Covid-19, guests are required to wear a mask.
Memorial Gifts: American Legion Post No. 250