Richard “Dick” Erle Lewis was born in Oakland County, Michigan on June 9, 1936 to the late Linton Jay Lewis and Janice Yvonne Pickel Lewis.
Richard served his country in the United States Air Force from where he proudly retired. He participated in the Korean Conflict, Cuban Conflict, and also served in Desert Storm. He was a member of the 732nd Ram Squadron at Fort McGuire in New Jersey.
Richard was a member of the Wayne County Amateur Radio Association in Goldsboro, NC. He also was a Skywarn spotter for WRAL.
Richard passed away on October 5, 2018.