Simon Peter Lewis
April 15, 1942 - May 11, 2021
Simon Peter Lewis, age 79 and a resident of Jayess, Mississippi died at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg on Tuesday May 11, 2021. He was a former longtime resident of Washington Parish, Louisiana, where he owned Itasco and served as a manager for Lacox, Inc. Simon was currently the owner/operator of Topeka Grocery and Hardware in Jayess. He was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Simon loved reading old western novels and collecting antique toy cars and other items. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family.
Survived by: Wife: Linda D. Lewis of Jayess; Daughter and Son in law: Kaye and Tim Viola of Jayess; Step-Son and Daughter in law: Jimmy and Susie Viola of Independence, LA; Grandchildren and Spouses: Simon Viola, Nicholas Viola, Vincent Viola, Dominic Viola, Jennie and Judd Owens, Angelica Viola, Timmy and Teryn Viola, Misty Viola, Jamie Sue Viola; 13 Great-grandchildren; 2 Brothers and Sisters in law: Rodney and Cynthia Lewis of Andalusia, AL, John and Barbara Lewis of Franklinton, LA; Sister and Brother in law: Dorothy and Monroe Duncan of Mount Hermon, LA; Also numerous nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his first wife Carolyn Jean Smith Lewis and parents John Allen Lewis, Sr. and Mary Brooks Lewis.
A private funeral service for his family will be held in the Mount Hermon Cemetery.