William B. “Bill” Lewis
June 17, 1949 - March 15, 2023
William B. “Bill” Lewis, age 73, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
Born in Baltimore, MD on June 17, 1949, he was a son of the late Harold and Marianna (Murray) Lewis. Bill dedicated his life to educating children in the Christiana School District until his retirement.
Bill was a true craftsman, woodworking and house restoration were his hobbies. He also enjoyed time spent with his family, grandkids and his pets. He was a proud Trustee at First Presbyterian Church of Newark DE. He enjoyed cruises and proudly wore the baseball cap he found on a cruise in Germany. Bill had a beautiful musical voice, and especially liked singing Frank Sinatra music, including My Way.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Tawndra Lewis; and his step children, Elizabeth and Louis Goddard. He is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Lovett Linwood Lewis; his children, Wendy Lewis, and Caitlyn Brown (Tim); his step children, Trevor Moore (Christine), Jeffrey Linwood (Clover), Judith Linwood (Zachary Reese), and Robert Linwood; as well as his beloved grandchildren, Myah, Zoya, Mason and Luna; and his brothers, John M. Lewis (Jean) and David S. Lewis (Linda).
A memorial service will begin at 10 am on Saturday, April 15, 2023, at First Presbyterian Church, 292 West Main Street, Newark, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bill’s memory to Humane Animal Partners, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 or online by clicking here.