This email is from Linda Lewis, Jim Lewis' wife. I hope I am sending to the right people of the QCWA Club. I'm sorry to inform you that Jim passed away on Monday December 28 at Doctors Hospital in Sarasota from previous surgeries. There will be a memorial service on January 16 in the Sun City Center Atrium building. An invitation will be sent at a later date.
LEWIS, James W., 72, WB8GIP, of Sun City Center, Fla., formerly of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, died at Doctors Hospital in Sarasota December 28, 2009. He was a member of the U.S. Air Force, retired firefighter and fire prevention officer for the Truro Twp. Fire Department in Reynoldsburg, a member of American Radio Relay League for 50 years, past president of SCC Radio Club, president of QCWA Radio Club, member of Hillsborough County Sheriff' s Tactical Amateur Radio Club, Hillsborough County Sheriff' s Citizens Academy, National Weather Service, and SCC Security Patrol. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Linda, "Sam;" son, James (Miranda) Lewis; daughters, Sandra (James) White and Judith (Stevie) Shultz; brother, Robert (Grace) Lewis; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and wonderful friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Mae Lewis; and brother and sister-in-law, Glen and Carol Lewis. A memorial service will take place January 16, 2010. Zipperer' s Funeral Home.