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Charles Walter Lewallen

May 29, 1935 — July 31, 2022


Charles W. "Chuck" Lewallen, age 87, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 10:45 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne, IN. He was born on May 29, 1935 in New Paris, IN to Walter G. & Vivian M. (Kammerdiener) Lewallen.

He was a lifetime New Paris / Syracuse area resident and attended New Paris High School. He was married in 1989 in Arkansas to Martha A. (Lorenz) Sargent. He retired as a truck driver after many years. He formerly worked for Zook Trucking, J & R. Trucking, and Kosciusko County Highway Dept.

He formerly attended the Baptist Church in Nappanee. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and fixing things.

He is survived by his 4 children - Sylvia (Terry) Davis of Guntown, MS, Melissa (Robert) Coy of Syracuse, Rex Lewallen of Syracuse, and Chuck Lewallen of South Whitley. He also leaves behind 10 Grand, 14 Gt. Grand, 4 Gt. Gt. Grandchildren, and his brother - Dean (Roxie) Lewallen of Syracuse.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter - Mary Jane Lewallen, and son - Lyle Gene Lewallen.

Visitation will be from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Owen Family Funeral Home in Syracuse. Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at the Violet Cemetery in Goshen, IN with Pastor Jeff Lewis officiating.

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