Larry L. Lewis, 84, Hastings, Nebraska passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at the Blue Hill Care Center, Blue Hill, Nebraska. His wishes were to be cremated. There will be no services. Condolences may be sent to, Shirley Lewis, 620 Lane A, Hastings, Nebraska 68901 or Ron Lewis, 1323 N. Cedar Ave., Hastings, Nebraska 68901. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.mertenbutlermortuary.com. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.
Larry was born on February 13, 1936 to Floyd G. and Harriet S. (Russell) Lewis at Beatrice, Nebraska. He graduated from Ogallala High School in 1954. He then graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1958 with a Bachelor’s Degree in education. While at Nebraska he was a member of the Baseball Team and lettered all four years. He married Estalene J. Johnson in 1959 and she passed away in 2009. He married Shirley Stone on June 22, 2010 in Keystone, Nebraska. He taught High School Science for over 30 years in many places, including, Venango, Brewster, North Loup Scotia, Arnold, Hildreth, Plattsmouth, Clay Center, Campbell and at Cody-Kilgore. He also coached many sports and during the summer taught Driver’s Education. He also drove the School Bus and after retiring ran a rural mail route for many years. They moved to Hastings from Keystone, Nebraska in 2014.
Larry is survived by his wife, Shirley, Hastings, Nebraska; three sons, Ron (Kathy) Lewis, Hastings, Nebraska, Ted (Mary) Lewis, Dallas, Texas, Jim (Lisa) Lewis, Jacksonville, Florida; one sister, Sharen (Ron) Terry, Ogallala, Nebraska; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife and one son, Alan Lewis.
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