BELOIT - Lewis L. Armitage Sr., 88, of Beloit passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at his home.
Lewis was born in Limaville, Ohio on May 27, 1924, the son of the late Chester and Olive (Greenawalt) Armitage.
A 1943 graduate of Alliance High School, Lewis was the owner/operator of Greenawalt Plumbing for over 50 years. He was a lifetime member of the Knox Sportman's Club and enjoyed traveling.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Anna Mae (Perkins) Armitage whom he married on June 29, 1947, two sons, Lewis (Lisa) Armitage Jr. of Pataskala, Ohio, and Ron (Beverly) Armitage of Beloit; one grandchild, Anna Marie (David) Doyle of Newport, Tenn.; and a sister, Betty Johnston of Alliance.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Tilly Barber and Pauline Miller.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Reich officiating. Burial will take place at Highland Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made in Lewis's honor to Alliance VNA/Hospice 885 S. Sawburg Rd. Ste. 106 Alliance, OH 44601 or the Beloit Ruritan Club PO Box 214 Beloit, OH 44609. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home.