Obituary of Lewey Allen James
In loving memory of Lewey James, born on September 26, 1949, in White Salmon, Washington, and peacefully departed this world on January 30, 2024. A resilient and honorable man, he dedicated 20 years of his life to the Army, displaying unwavering courage in combat during the Vietnam War. Lewey faced near-death experiences multiple times, showcasing remarkable bravery.
As a cook in the Army, he not only fought on the front lines but also brought warmth and sustenance to his fellow soldiers. Lewey’s love for cooking extended beyond the battlefield, becoming a cherished part of his family life. His culinary skills mirrored the care and dedication he exhibited in every aspect of his life.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints played a pivotal role in shaping Lewey’s character, providing a spiritual foundation that centered his focus and life in Jesus Christ. His commitment to the teachings of the Church strengthened his resilience and guided him through challenges. The church community became an important part of his life, offering support, fellowship, and a sense of purpose.
Survived by his devoted wife and three children, Judith, KC, Jessica, and Sam, Lewey leaves behind a legacy of sacrifice, hard work, and profound love. His unwavering faith in Jesus Christ, nurtured by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, illuminated his path, providing strength during times of pain and health challenges.
May his memory be a source of comfort and inspiration to those who knew and loved him. May Lewey rest in eternal peace.