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Roger Earl Lewis

2358452Roger Earl Lewis, 57, of Jay, Florida passed away on December 19, 2013. Services will be held at the Jay First Baptist Church on Monday, December 23. Visitation will be from 1:00pm-3:00pm with funeral services following directly at 3:00pm. Reverend Chip Fox and Reverend Earle Greene will be officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Level Baptist Church Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Jay First Baptist Building Fund or to the American Diabetes Association. Earl was born June 27, 1956 in Brewton, Alabama to Oliver and Bonnie (Petty) Lewis. He graduated from Jay High School in 1974 and from Pensacola Junior College in 1985 with a degree in Industrial Technology. On August 19, 1977 he married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Dianne Shell Lewis in Jay. He was an Instrument Mechanic with International Paper for 27 years. Family was most important in his life. He spent his time passing on his passion for sports to his grandson, Braden. He loved being outdoors, hunting, and most of all loving his family. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Dianne Shell Lewis; his children, Trent Lewis (Amelia Weekley) of Milton, Cassie Lewis Odahowski (Peter) of Orlando, his grandson Braden Lewis of Milton; his sisters Joan Eddy, Janice Lee (Bobby), Elizabeth Taylor; his brothers, James Lewis (Doris), and Ken Lewis (Gloria); his loving parents-in law, Huston and Gwendolyn Shell, as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Bonnie Lewis of Jay. Pallbearers will be his nephews: Chuck Taylor, Blake Lewis, Daniel Lewis, Austin Lewis, Robby Lee, and Jeremy Odom. Honorary pallbearers will be his friends: Dave Dunn, Jack Brooks, Dennis Medlock, and Scott Jeudevine. Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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