Winwood 'Sonny' Lewis

Jul 10, 2017

Winwood "Sonny" Allie Lewis, 69, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Belfast. Sonny was born Nov. 7, 1947, in Belfast to the late Winwood and Goldie (Curtis) Lewis of Belfast.

He attended the local schools and joined the Army. He was a Vietnam veteran and, after leaving the Army, he worked for Truitt Brothers and then, for many years, he drove truck for Maplewood and Penobscot Poultry. When these businesses closed, he continued to drive truck for many years. His last place of employment was McCrum Frozen Foods as a cooker.

Sonny loved his family and was a hard worker. He enjoyed Johnny Cash, Hank Williams and a cold beer.

Sonny is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Sandra Lewis; his daughter and two sons: Kimberly Lewis, Chris Lewis and his wife Amy, and David Lewis and his wife Kristi, all of Swanville; granddaughter Nicole (Lewis) Cushman and great-granddaughter Zaylie Cushman; sister Linda L. Harriman and her husband Wayne of St. John, Wash.; brother Timothy Lewis of Woodstock, Va.; and his nieces, nephews and cousins.

Per his wishes, he would like his family and friends to celebrate his life in their own way in lieu of a funeral service.

Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Memories and condolences may be shared at ripostafh.com.

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