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Lewis C Huston, Jr.

February 22, 2022

Obituary

Born in 1929, Lewis C. Huston, Jr. passed away February 22, 2022 at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, operated by Hospice of Central Ohio. An Army veteran, Lew was born in Ilion, New York to the late Lewis C. and Laura Mae Huston.             

Lew retired in 1991 from Licking Memorial Hospital where he was Director of Pharmacy Services. A 1951 graduate of the College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University, Lew was passionate and dedicated to his profession. He was instrumental in bringing the polio vaccine to Licking County through his friendship with a drug agent. His civic mindedness also included serving on Granville Village Council and membership in the 20/30 Club. He was a member of Heath Church of Christ and cherished the many relationships that were formed there.

Surviving are his children and their spouses, Lewis and Rita Huston, III and Pam and Neil McKown; grandchildren, Samuel Alan and Lauren May McKown; and sister-in-law, Sharon Huston.

In addition to his parents, Lew was preceded in death by his first wife, Ina May Huston; second wife, Elizabeth Rose; and brother, Robert Huston, M.D..

A memorial service celebrating Lew’s life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, March 11, 2022 at Heath Church of Christ, 1331 Chapel Way, Heath with Rev. Dave Mason and Rev. Jeff Smith as celebrants. A private graveside service with military honors will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery in Granville.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mcpeekhoekstra.com.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Lew’s honor, to Heath Church of Christ, 1331 Chapel Way, Heath, OH 43056 or Ohio Northern University, 525 South Main Street, Ada, OH 45810.

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Services

Calling Hours
Friday
March 11, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Heath Church of Christ
1331 Chapel Way
Heath, OH 43056

Memorial Service
Friday
March 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Heath Church of Christ

Donations

Ohio Northern University
525 South Main Street, Ada OH 45810

Heath Church of Christ
1331 Chapel Way, Heath OH 43056

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