Larry J. Lewon, 58, of Newcastle, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at his residence following a lengthy illness.
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Gospel Chapel in Newcastle. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Mohr Funeral Home in Ponca, Neb.
Larry was born on Feb. 23, 1960, in Sioux City, Iowa, the son of Leroy and Hazel (Cisney) Lewon. He graduated from South Sioux City High School in 1978. He worked for his dad at L & L Sinclair Service Station in South Sioux City, and sold auto parts for Interstate Auto Supply. He also worked at Hy-Vee from 1998 to 2016.
Larry was blessed with two children, and moved to the family farm in rural Newcastle in 2001.
He was a member of the Gospel Chapel in Newcastle. Larry had a great passion for his grandchildren and his dog, Jethro. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, trap and target shooting, and cars. Larry loved to visit and coffee with his friends.
Survivors include a son, Mitch and Brooke Lewon and their children, Heidi, Lane and Halley of Newcastle; daughter, Sarah and Justin Slagle and their children, Noah and Reid of Hartington, Neb.; sister, Lori and Val Stanek of Decatur, Neb.; brother, Butch and Karen Lewon of Yankton, S.D.; and sister-in-law, Ava Lewon of Bronson, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Hazel Lewon; and a brother, Bill Lewon.