James McClelland “Pancake” Lewis, 71, of Dilles Bottom Shadyside, Ohio, died Tuesday January 22, 2008 at his home.
He was born January 27, 1936 in Harrietsville Ohio, a son of the late Edward and Goldie Wilkinson Lewis.
He was retired from Ohio Valley Coal Company’s #6 Mine Alledonia, Ohio. He was a Protestant by faith, a member of UMWA District #6 and an Army Veteran.
Preceding him in death were a brother, Art Lewis, four sisters, Annie Jones, Mabel Boston, Bertha Burgy and Infant sister Helen Lewis.
Surviving is his wife Lena Briggs Lewis, two sons, James D. Lisa Lewis of St. Clairsville, Ohio and Kenneth Anna “Olive Oil” Lewis of Manassas, Va., three daughters, Brenda Lewis and Jim Helmbright of Shadyside, Ohio, Brittney and Brooke Lewis both of the home, 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Family will receive friends Thursday from 2-4p.m. & 6-8p.m. at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio where funeral services will be held 11a.m. Friday with Rev. Alice Phillips officiating.
Interment in Powhatan Cemetery Powhatan Point, Ohio.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com