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Lewis E. DeLong

January 19, 1948 November 25, 2018
Lewis E.  DeLong
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Obituary for Lewis E. DeLong

Lewis E. DeLong, 70 of Lodi, Ohio passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Lodi Community Hospital following an apparent heart attack.
He was born January 19, 1948 in Lodi to John and Kathryn (Henry) DeLong.
Lewis graduated from Cloverleaf High School in 1966 and attended Ohio State University.
On June 19, 1971 he married his high school sweetheart, Lynn Schenke, she survives.
Lewis had been in the home construction trade for 8 years prior to starting his second business, Motor Coach Restorations in 1976, restoring antique and classic cars.
He participated in 10 races of "The Great American Race" during the 1980’s. He also was in numerous Alcan 5000 Races to the Arctic Circle, and “The Race Around the World” in 1991 took him from London to Beijing, China.
He operated his third business, Fire Truck Specialties from 1990 to 2006, and was currently a private contractor with Frontier Communications.
Lewis had served on the Harrisville Zoning Board of Appeals for 35 years, and was an EMT with the Burbank Fire Department for 10 years.
He had become a very talented woodworker, and also farmed his family’s farm where he had lived his entire life.
He enjoyed politics, and with his large circle of friends he was always ready for a good debate or a personal conversation about life.
After traveling around the world during his racing days he came to realize what a great place America is to live.
In addition to his wife Lynn he is survived by his daughter, Michele;
Mother, Kathryn DeLong
Brother, Darrell (Sandra) DeLong
Nephew, John DeLong
Brother-in-Law, Michael (Sue) Schenke
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 28 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Parker Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi (330-948-1122), where funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 PM.
Chaplain Don Bolich will officiate.
Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Lodi.
Online condolences may be shared at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com .


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

28

Nov

2:00 PM 11/28/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 11/28/2018 4:00:00 PM
Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi

210 Medina Street
Lodi, OH 44254

Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi
210 Medina Street Lodi 44254 OH
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

28

Nov

6:00 PM 11/28/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi

210 Medina Street
Lodi, OH 44254

Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi
210 Medina Street Lodi 44254 OH
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

29

Nov

1:00 PM 11/29/2018 1:00:00 PM
Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi

210 Medina Street
Lodi, OH 44254

Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi
210 Medina Street Lodi 44254 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

409 Medina St.
Lodi, OH 44254

409 Medina St. Lodi 44254 OH
United States
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