Alan Carlyle Lewis, 95, of Westerville, Ohio passed away peacefully on November 12, 2020. Alan was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marian Healy Lewis, and his daughter Marianne Welker. Survived by seven sons: Alan (Charles) Lewis (Charmaine), Neil Lewis (Jane), Mark Lewis (Terri), Steven Lewis (Judy), Donald Lewis (Michelle), Kevin Lewis, and William Lewis (Gail). Alan was born April 17, 1925 in Fulton, New York, to the late Ramon and Helen (Cusack) Lewis. Alan was also preceded in death by brothers Robert Lewis (Joan) and Teddy Lewis, and is survived by his loving sister Carole Lewis Lattanzio (Lou).
Alan attended Syracuse University where he received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He then attended the Chrysler Institute, and served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946. After receiving his master's degree in engineering, Alan embarked on a long and successful career in automotive management.
Alan lived his life to the fullest. He had a passion for traveling, golfing, flying, reading, playing cards, watching OSU football, and especially spending time with his family and friends. He also thoroughly enjoyed mentoring and supporting his many grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. A World War II veteran, he was a proud American who was determined, disciplined, unpretentious and tough as nails.
The family wishes to Acknowledge the kind and diligent care he received from his family doctor Paul Grandinetti, his cardiologist Shailesh Patel, and the medical staff at Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, The Village of Westerville Assisted Living, and Heartland Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Honor Flight or The Village of Westerville Retirement & Assisted Living Center.Family will receive friends Friday, November 20 at HILL FUNERAL HOME, Westerville. IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING CALLING HOURS: Due to Covid 19, EVERYONE wishing to attend calling hours MUST call HILL FUNERAL HOME at 614-882-2121 between 8:30 am and 5 pm to reserve one of the 30 minute time slots starting at noon until 1:30. Masks are mandatory. NO EXCEPTIONS. Only 25 registered people will be permitted in the building at a time. A private family service will follow but will be live streamed. Live stream link will be posted here later this week. .