Name: David James Lewis
Funeral Date: December 31, 2012
Date of Birth: February 10, 1950
Date of Passing: December 28, 2012
Funeral Home: Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home
The Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m.on Monday, December 31, 2012 at Salem United Methodist Church, Pigeon, with Rev. John K. Benissan, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Grandlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Family Discretionary Fund. Memories may be shared online at meyersieckbussemafuneralhome.com Visitation at Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home, Pigeon: Sunday, December 30, 2012 2-8 p.m. and at Salem United Methodist Church, Pigeon Monday, December31, 2012 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m.
In addition to his wife Jane, Dave is survived by his son, Trevor J. Lewis; his mother, Gloria Lewis of Pigeon; sisters, Diane H. Lewis of Westland and Debbie J. (Gary) Trammell of Howell; four nephews, Luke, Ethan, Nick, and Bryce Hoemke; his mother-in-law, Ellen (Paul) Lockwood of Cass City; his father-in-law, Dale Lowe of Snover; three sisters-in-laws and their husbnds; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, James White Lewis.
David James Lewis, 62 of Pigeon, passed away Friday, December 28, 2012 at the Huron Medical Care Facility, Bad Axe. Born in Madison, Wisconsin on February 10, 1950, David was the son of James White and Gloria Elizabeth (Lemmel) Lewis. He graduated in 1968 from Shawnee Mission South High School in Overland Park, Kansas, and was a 1973 Cum Laude graduate of Northern Michigan University. On June 13, 1992 he was united in marriage to Jane Lowe at the Caseville United Methodist Church. David was a former member of Ducks Unlimited, the Whitetails Association, and the Pigeon Lions Club. He was active in previous years with the Pigeon Little League, serving for many years as Vice President. As "Captain Dave," he offered the Huron County Fishing Report for Wlew radio. David enjoyed clowning as Dusty D Clown and won an award from the Michigan Clowning Association, and also won national recognition in a clowning competition in Minnesota. Dave was a Lionel train collector. He enjoyed introducing his son Trevor to hunting. He dearly loved and cared for his family. Dave was a faithful, active member of Salem United Methodist Church in Pigeon.