Richard Henry Lewis

April 25, 1929 - March 20, 2010
Resided in Arlington, VA
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RICHARD HENRY LEWIS

Richard Henry Lewis passed away in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on March 20, 2010 of heart failure. He had retired to Florida after being a member of the Virginia Bar for 5O years.

Born April 25, 1929, he was the son of the late Henry and Helen Lewis of Arlington, Virginia. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Dianne L. Lewis; his daughters, Susan Casey, Jennifer Carroll, Christina Canouse; and two sons, Richard and John Lewis. He is also survived by his brother, Robert Lewis of Oregon. He leaves behind his nine grandchildren: Megan, Leigh, and Anne Casey; Meghan Carroll; Riley Canouse; Kristyn and Kelly Lewis; and Lauren and Rece Lewis.

Dick attended Washington and Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia and continued his education at The College of William and Mary, then graduating from The Marshall Wythe School of Law at William and Mary. Excelling in sports, he was inducted into the William and Mary Hall of Fame and named an All-American.

Dick also served during the Korean Conflict and was a proud member of The American College of Trial Lawyers.

A vistation will be held at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, 9902 Braddock Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22032 on Thursday, April 1, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 noon. Interment to follow in Fairfax Memorial Park. A reception will be held at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home immediately following burial.

Donations may be made in Richard's memory to The American Red Cross, 2025 E Street NW, Washington, D.C., or St Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, 800-805-5856.

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Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home
9902 Braddock Road
Fairfax, VA US 22032
Visitation
Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home
9902 Braddock Road
Fairfax, VA US 22032
Thursday, April 1, 2010
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Service
Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home
9902 Braddock Road
Fairfax, VA US 22032
Thursday, April 1, 2010
12:00 PM
Cemetery
Fairfax Memorial Park
9900 Braddock Road
Fairfax, VA US 22032
Thursday, April 1, 2010
1:00 PM
Reception
Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home
9902 Braddock Road
Fairfax, VA US 22032
Thursday, April 1, 2010
1:30 PM