Originally Published: March 3, 2015 6:01 a.m.
Lewis Dale Hume - 3rd generation and lifelong resident of Ash Fork, Arizona, passed away from his battle with cancer, on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at his home in Ash Fork surrounded by family and friends. Born from true pioneering stock on July 22, 1932, at the family home site, 2nd Street in Ash Fork, to Anna (Lewis) and Roy Hume.
Raised with his brother Robert and sisters, Diana, Patricia, Norma and Katherine, he endured tough times in his youth: WWII, The Great Depression, a single mother home, and a serious car accident at age 15 were all events that greatly shaped his life.
July 4, 1953, he married his wonderful wife, Fayrene (Martin). The couple started their new life together, along with Lewis' mother, and embarked on life's great journey. Having as many children as the Lord would allow, the family was complete with their three sons, Roy, Lewis and Kurt. An avid hunter, outdoorsman, historian and storyteller, Lewis found great joy in sharing his outdoor experiences with all those whom he loved.
Lewis is survived by Fay; his three sons, Roy T. (Rosemary), Lewis E. (Lois) and Kurt B. (Amanda); his grandchildren, Carlos, Deanna (J.D.), Kayla and Lauren; great-grandchildren, Anthony, Betty and Millie; and his brother, Bob. He was preceded in death by his mother; father; and sisters.
A Rosary Vigil will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015, at St. Anne's Catholic Church, Ash Fork, Arizona. Funeral Mass and Gravesite services will be on Friday, March 6, 2015, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Ash Fork and Ash Fork Settler's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Lewis requested donations be made to Northland Hospice, Sunshine Rescue Mission & Hope Cottage and Ash Fork Settler's Cemetery.
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