Lewis Henry ShehanPublished 5:01pm Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Lewis Henry Shehan, 83, of 168 Wingo Street, Inman, S.C., passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Camp Care Nursing Home in Inman. Lewis was born and raised in Inman, S.C. on July 27, 1929, a son of the late Minnie (Green) Shehan and Robert “Bob” Shehan. He graduated from Inman High School and was the husband of Frankie (Blackwell) Shehan. Mr Shehan was drafted into service during the Korean War. He served in the medical corps as a medical technician on a hospital train in Korea.
After his service in the Army he worked as a rural carrier for the Inman Post Office for 32 years and was honored as the South Carolina carrier of the year in 1983. He was also a member of the Inman American Legion Post #45 and was a 50- year member of the Inman Masonic Lodge and was a Shriner. He was a member of Inman First Baptist Church for more than 70 years and was a member, Men’s Sunday School Class teacher and ordained deacon of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church in Tryon, NC while a resident of the hunting country area. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two special nephews, Randy and Rodney Settle and nine other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Seawright Funeral Chapel, Inman, S.C., at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013 with Mr. Eddie Whitaker, Rev Willis Switzer and Rev Tom Frady officiating. The family is at his home and will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Inman, S.C.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, N.C. 28722 or Morgan Chapel Baptist Church, 2850 Hunting Country Rd., Tryon, N.C. 28782 or Inman First Baptist Church Building Fund, 14 N. Howard St., Inman, S.C. 29349.
Seawright FuneralHome & Crematory.