Lewis M. Jordan, 65, of Bellevue, was called home to be with his Lord Tuesday morning, Nov. 6, 2007.
He was born Sept. 16, 1942, in Speedwell, Tenn. He attended Sand Hill Freewill Baptist Church and the Victory Temple. He enjoyed farming for many years with his father, and he was a carpenter for many years with Ed Feick. He loved coon hunting and going to the Kenton coon dog trials. Lewis enjoyed camping and traveling to Florida, and most of all he loved his family.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda (Baker) Jordan; two daughters,Dr. Renda (Dr. Edson) Knapp of Richlands, Va., and Tamera (Howard) Roncaglione of Port Lucie, Fla.; one son, David "Moe" Jordan of Panama City, Panama; four stepsons, Crispin Ortiz III of Sandusky, Jeremy Ortiz of Sandusky, Louis Ortiz of Lima, and Brian Ortiz of Norwalk; nine grandchildren, Rachel, Mathew, Mary, Hanna, Emily, Edson , Brandon, Shannon and Tylar; four step grandchildren, Brianna, Kazan, Kami and Skyler; five sisters, Wanda (Darwin) Moore of Clyde, Ruth (Alvin) Banks of Fort Ogden, Fla., Judy (Leo) Beier of Arcadia, Fla., Pat (Jerry) Legg of Castalia and Faye (Tom) Loroff of Sandusky; one brother, Bill (Mary) Jordan of Willard; one sister-in-law, Virginia Jordan of Sandusky; one brother-in-law, Henry Miracle, Tenn.; many nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews.
Lewis is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Nellie (Evans) Jordan; two sisters, Etta Miracle and Vinia Lee Jordan; one brother, Roger Jordan; one grandson in infancy, Christopher Roncaglione; one niece, Mary Munk; and three nephews, Jeff and Kevin Beier and Robbie Jordan.
Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Friday in Ransom Funeral Home, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Sand Hill Freewill Baptist Church. The Rev. Garry Sorrell Jr. willofficiate. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association,American Heart Association and the Sand Hill Freewill Baptist Church Building Fund.
Condolences may be made to ransomfuneralhome.com.