Kenneth Richard Lewis

September 3, 1929 - October 31, 2016

Kenneth Richard Lewis, 87, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 2013, formerly of Gainesville, FL passed away Monday, October 31, 2016 in Cape Coral in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 3, 1929 in Rehoboth, MA to Leon and Rose Lewis, now deceased.

Kenneth was a loving husband to Ruth for over 68 years; a loving father to 4 sons that he taught how to feed themselves for life; an ardent military member for 16 years in the US Air Force; respected by his peers and loved by all who knew him. He will be remembered as always laughing with a happy spirit. He was known to always have fun with those around him.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Ruth Lewis of Cape Coral; brother-in-law, Dr. Jack Gresham of Orlando, FL; three loving children, Alva L. Lewis (Barbara) of Valdosta, GA, Brian K. Lewis (Connie) of Cape Coral, FL, and Kevin L. Lewis (Teresa) of White River Junction, VT; nine grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; as well as one great-great grandchild.

Kenneth was preceded in death by a son, Dr. Kenneth R. Lewis, Jr.

Memorial Services with Military Honors will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Mullins Memorial, 1056 NE 7th Terr., Cape Coral, FL 33909.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Kenneth Richard Lewis are suggested to the Paralyzed Veterans of America ( or to the Humane Society of the United States (

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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