Breaux Bridge – Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 8, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church for Joseph Lewis, 82, who passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2009, at Lafayette General Medical Center.
Interment will follow at St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery.
Mr. Lewis was a member of the Knights of Peter Claver and the True Friends of La Pointe.
Survivors include five sons, Clifton Lewis, Jerry Lewis, Gralin Williams, Joseph Williams and Paul Williams; four daughters, Judy Alexander, Mrs. Harold (Paula) Breaux, Mrs. Clarence (Earlene) Zenon and Mrs. Ronald (Darlene) Price; three brothers, Eugene Lewis, Leroy Lewis and Samuel Lewis Sr.; five sisters, Bernice Alexander, Mary Harris, Mrs. Joseph (Teresa) Wiltz, Mrs. Lumas (Rose) Etienne, and Evelyn Lewis; 24 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Batiste Lewis; three brothers, Ernest Sr., Paul and Larry Lewis; two sisters, Verlie Alexander and Antonie Lewis; a grandson and a great-grandson.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 416 Carver St., Breaux Bridge, is in charge of arrangements.