James Ronald "Ronnie" Lewis, 73, of Bruin, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
He was born Nov. 30, 1943, to Ray and Jessie Porter Lewis.
He was a retired electrician.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Elma Lewis; one daughter, Rhonda (David) Wright of Elliott County; three sons, Mark Lewis of Bruin, Todd (Pam) Lewis of Grayson and Aric (Tonya) Lewis of Grayson.
He was blessed to be called Papaw by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at Waggoner-Lewis Cemetery in Bruin.
In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Lewis and Ferguson Funeral Home in Sandy Hook is in charge of arrangements.
Published on  December 14, 2016