Phillip Leroy Lewis, 65, of Sciotoville passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020, at his home. He was born May 3, 1954, in Portsmouth to Leroy and Nellie (Cartee) Lewis. Phillip was a 1974 graduate of Lewis County High School and worked as a Correction Officer for SOCF. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, playing the guitar, hunting, and camping.
Phillip is survived by his wife, Julia (Montgomery) Lewis, who he married on Christmas Day in 1974; son, Jeremy Lewis of St. Clairesville, OH; daughters, Julia Lewis of Sciotoville, Lisa (Donnie) Queen of Albany, OH; brother, Russell (Connie) Barnett of Garrison, KY; sisters, Carolyn Fiffe of Garrison, KY, Dorothy Potts of Sciotoville, Faye Barnett of Columbus, Brenda Crabtree of Columbus; grandchildren, Ethan, Alexis, Mariah, and Ben.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Lowell Lewis and Richard Barnett; sisters, Jenette Lintz, Helen Clemons, Kathryn Jerrell, Wyoma Sue Gallenstein, Jeanie Woods, Darlene Reed, Evelyn Boyd, and Dolly Jean Lewis.
Due to the current national health advisories, private services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by D.W. SWICK-NELSON FUNERAL HOME in New Boston.