Gary Lewis

March 14, 1952 ~ June 4, 2019 (age 67)


   Gary Alan Lewis passed away peacefully in his sleep on June 4, 2019 at Auburn Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Damascus, Ohio.

  Gary was born in Alliance, Ohio on March 14, 1952.

  He was the son of Levi G. and Dolores Greek Lapp. He went to California at the age of 19 and lived there until 2010 when he moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to live with his sister, Sharon. He lived with her until her sudden death in 2016. He was then brought to Ohio. Gary was diagnosed with MS when he was 29.

  Gary was preceded in death by his father, sister, grandparents and special uncle and aunt, Raymond and Dorothy Hawkins and his stepfather, Richard Lapp.

  He is survived by his daughter, Vanessa of New Mexico; his grandson, Aiden of Montana; and his mother, Mrs. Dolores Lapp of Copeland Oaks, Sebring, Ohio.

   Mrs. Lapp wishes to express her thanks and appreciation for the exceptional and loving care Gary received at Auburn and also to Ohio Living Hospice Care.

  Following cremation, Gary will be laid to rest beside his sister in Fairmount Memorial Cemetery at a later date.

  Arrangements are by Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home 75 S. Union Ave., Alliance, OH 44601. Friends may register online at

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