Joseph Rodney Lewis, 75, of New Boston passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021, at his home. He was born in Portsmouth on October 20, 1945, to the late Glenn and Garnett (Price) Lewis. Joe enjoyed woodworking and making things out of wood he was also an avid fan of the Cincinnati Reds and Ohio State.
Joe is survived by one daughter, Kristi Lewis, and husband Jason Craycraft of New Boston; a brother, Paul T. Lewis of Vermont; Several nieces and nephews; and a good buddy, Jim Gunnell and wife Shelley of Portsmouth. He was also preceded in death by a son, Brian Lewis; a brother, Donald M. Lewis; a sister, Glenna Grayson; a brother in law, Don Grayson. The family would like to give a special thanks to Heartland Hospice and his special nurse, Amy McClurg.
a memorial service will be held Sunday, January 17, 2021, at D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME in New Boston. online condolences may be left at www.DWSwickFuneralHome.com.