It is with much regret and deep sorrow that the family of Allan Lewis announce his passing on Friday, June 17, 2022 at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Gladys (Carter) for 55 years. Cherished father of Janet and Peter Dearing of Exeter and Julie Lewis and Wendy Lewis both of London. Proud grandpa of William and Wesley Dearing. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Helen Thompson, Donald and Edith Lewis, Norman and Linda Lewis, Marie Broom, Robert and Bernice Martin, Wayne and Jo-Ann Rowe, and Ron and Merna Scott. Missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his parents Earl and Jessie (Morley) Lewis, brothers-in-law Gerald Thompson and Ken Broom, nephew Jerry Thompson, and nieces Karen Broom and Lindsay Scott. Throughout his life, farming was his passion. He raised cattle for many years and worked the land. He was proud of his children and grandchildren and enjoyed spending many wonderful hours in their company. Allan had a great love for his animal companions Tuner and Sully. Allan was a member of the Exeter McDonalds coffee crowd. He died doing what he loved, performing chores on the farm.
Visitation will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, LUCAN on Tuesday, June 21st from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 PM. Registration is required and appreciated. To register, please click the “Register Now” button below. Allan’s funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday, June 22nd at 11 AM. Interment Mars Hill Cemetery, North Middlesex. Registration is not required to attend the service. If unable to attend, the family invites you to join with them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live or at your convenience by visiting www.facebook.com/haskettfh.
A special thank you to Chris Watson, emergency services personnel, and family who provided support the day of the accident.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.