Fred Donald “Donnie” Lewis

March 22, 1944 – January 18, 2022

Fred Donald “Donnie” Lewis, 77, of Mitchell, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born March 22, 1944, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Frank Burton and Goldie (Hopkins) Lewis.  He married Sandra Kay Guthrie on May 17, 1983.

Donnie had been employed at Regal Beloit for 25 years, Visteon, and retired from Baxter.  He loved to fish, hunt, and watch racing.   Donnie was proud of his family, a friend to everyone, and would do anything for anyone. He attended the Bride of Christ Fellowship. Donnie was a graduate of Mitchell High School in 1962 and received a bachelor’s degree from Northwood Institute.

Donnie was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the American Legion Post No. 250 Honor Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Lewis of Mitchell; children, Mark (Tony) Lewis of New York, Marty (Monica) Lewis of Indianapolis, Jason (Sylvia) Lewis of Seattle, Trevor Guthrie of Mitchell, Teesa (Chris) Fitzpatrick of Mitchell, Allison (Chris) Hale of Ferdinand grandchildren, Andrew, Walt, Gwenna, Elizabeth, Katherine, Tristan, Grant, Tyler, Kyle, Darby, and Dillon; 3 great-grandchildren

His parents preceded him in death.

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January, 24, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.  Due to Covid-19, guests are required to wear a mask.

Memorial gifts can be made in memory of Donnie to American Legion Post No. 250

Condolences may be sent to the family at