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Leo Allen Lewis

May 31, 1933 - December 21, 2015

Chesapeake – Leo Allen Lewis, 82, died December 21, 2015. Leo was born in Cedar Grove, VA to the late James Walter and Vergie Clark Lewis. He was a veteran having served the US Navy for over 27 years. Leo went on to retire from a civil service job with over 15 years of service. He was a member of Hickory UMC, where he served as a Lay Leader and active participant in the Good Neighbor Festival. Leo enjoyed being active at the Lifestyle center and was known as a “fantastic” coffee maker. He was predeceased by his siblings, Vera Fishel and Herman Lewis.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 55 years, Clery “Becky” Lewis; children, Leo A. Lewis, Jr. and his wife Cindee of Chesapeake and Rachael A. Lewis of Chesapeake; sister Julia Shiley of Winchester, VA; grandson, Joseph A. Lewis of Moyock, NC; and a host of other family and friends.

The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake on Sunday from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm. A celebration of life service will be held on Monday at 2:00 pm at Hickory UMC with Rev. Thomas Mercer officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Hickory UMC. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfh.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, December 27, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel

929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Service Information

Date: Monday, December 28, 2015

Time: 2:00 pm


Hickory United Methodist Church

2708 Battlefield Blvd. S.
Chesapake, VA 23322

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