Joseph Walter Lewis Jr., “Walt,” age 79, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Joseph Walter Lewis Sr. and Dorothy Green Lewis. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Deena Lewis. He is also survived by his daughters, Karen Baig and her husband, Khadar of LaPlata, Md., Kathy Lewis of Bridgeville, Del. and Kelly Lewis of Pasadena, Md. There is one grandchild, Kamal Baig of Washington, D.C.
He is also survived by his brother, Ronald Lewis, and his wife Irene, of Moorefield, WVa., and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Lewis was an avid golfer and loved spending time with his family and his dog, Chef. He enjoyed traveling, gourmet dining and the beach.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin, Md. at 2 p.m. Rev. Dr. Olin Shockley will officiate.
The family asks in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Parkinson’s Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, N.Y. 10018, or to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 304, Chicago, Ill. 60611-3201.
Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home.
Letters of condolence many be shared with the family at Burbage@BurbageFuneralHome.com.