Gary Lewis, 75, of Topeka, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019.
He was born June 30, 1943, in Topeka, Kansas, the son of Elmer and Grace (Vaughn) Lewis. He attended Topeka High School and continued his education at Washburn University.
Gary retired as a plant manager with Lindyspring Systems working for them for over 30 years.
Gary married Rita Dolsky on September 26, 1964 in Topeka, KS. Survivors include wife; children Gary (Angela) Lewis, Brian (Christine) Lewis, Rochelle (David) Finson; grandchildren, Christopher, Michelle, Morgan, Madison, Meredith, Mitchell, Chelsea, and Samantha; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Erma (Bob) Pater and niece/daughter, Tracy (Randy) Shideler. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He loved camping, grilling, shooting trap or clay pigeons. He enjoyed all things mechanic and electronic; flying radio controlled planes and working on them. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and old cars throughout the pasture with his family. He was a true family man, loved spending his time with them and his beloved dogs.
A Celebration of Life will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, 245 N.W. Independence Avenue, Topeka. Memorial contributions may be made to the family in honor of Gary to help with funeral expenses.
Please join the family immediately following the service for a reception at Parker-Price Reception Center.
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