Thomas Alfred Lewis
Thomas Alfred Lewis, 74, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past three years, formerly of St. James City, FL and Upper Arlington, OH, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020 in Cape Coral. He was born October 19, 1946 in Canton, OH to Alfred and Isabelle Lewis, now deceased.
In addition to creating a loving and beautiful family, Tom had many life accomplishments which included proudly serving his Country as a Boiler Technician in the US Navy aboard the USS La Salle during the Vietnam War; as an Entrepreneur with the creation and success of a telecommunications company (Digital Design – Columbus, OH) and founder and President of American Contractors Association (ACA). Thomas was a strong steward of his Lutheran Christian faith where he served on the Kairos National Board for Prison Ministry and developed a Prison Mentorship Program (Turning Point) to help individuals re-establish life skills after their incarceration. Tom continued serving his Country with two (2) years in the Military Sealift Command as an Able Bodied Helmsman (US Merchant Marine), where he very proudly received a civilian medal commemorating his service to the Global War on Terrorism. His continued dedication to his Country was further shown for the American Legion (Post 136, St James City, FL) where he served as Commander and on the Executive Board. Thomas felt great passion to help those in need and was a vocal advocate to support Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
He is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Linda Lewis of Cape Coral; two loving daughters, Christina Twining (Erik) of Dallas, TX, and Tonya Siciliano (Stephen) of North Fort Myers, FL; sisters, Janice McKenzie (Richard) of Salem, OH, and Peggy Poole of Cadiz, OH; sister in law, Bonnie Krstolic of Beaufort, SC; brother in law, Bill Woodruff of Eagon, MN; nieces, Gretchen, Lana, and Marill; nephews, Craig and Matthew; as well as three grandchildren, Stephen, Ashley, and Isabella.
Thomas was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Nicholson.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, January 24, 2021 @ 1:00 PM. Service to be held at: American Legion Post 136, 4106 Stringfellow Rd, St. James City, FL 33956. Additional details/updates to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com
Monetary Contributions in memory of Thomas Alfred Lewis are suggested to the Lewis Family, in care of: Linda Lewis, 3311 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33914
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.