Norman C. Lewis Sr.


FARMINGTON – Norman C. Lewis, Sr., 75, a resident of Sanborn Hill Road in Chesterville, died very unexpectedly, Friday afternoon, May 26, in the emergency room at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington.

He was born Feb. 17, 1931, in Windham, the son of Earl W. and Marion (Kelley) Lewis. He graduated from Gardiner High School.

He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean War.

On Dec. 10, 1977, in Chesterville, he married Rena Crocker of Livermore.

Norman went to work at Isaacson Lumber Co. in Livermore Falls in 1957. He retired as a plant manager in 1999.

He enjoyed auto mechanics, carpentry, hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Rena, of Chesterville; three sons, Norman E. Lewis of Jay, Norman C. Lewis Jr. of Chesterville, and Edward M. Lewis also of Chesterville; five daughters, Billy Jo Simmons of Aurora, Colo., Naomi Marie Goding and her husband, Leonard, of Bradenton, Fla., Brenda Mae Littlefield and Tina Ann Baker, both of Jay, and Sonsearae May Lewis of Livermore Falls; two brothers, Melvin Lewis and his wife, Roni, of Dresden, and Wayne Lewis and his wife, Linda, of Chesterville; a sister, Iva Bromley of Madbury, N.H.; a brother-in-law, Richard Howard of New Britain, Conn.; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.