Obituary: Lewis, Fredrick E.

Age 45

Fredrick E.
(Age 45)

Passed away March 20, 2012.

He was born July 6, 1966 in Spokane, WA and graduated valedictorian from Riverside High School.

He attended WSU and graduated an Electrical Engineer and was employed by Reliance Electric-Rockwell Automation from graduation to 2007.

He worked for them in western Washington, Oregon and various job locations throughout the US.

He resided in Vancouver, WA and Bellevue, WA then moved back to Mead, WA to be with family.

He loved to cook (barbecue), was an avid guitar player (bass, acoustic and electric).

He was involved in all types of music (rock, jazz and country).

His lifelong hobbies were boating, sailing, fishing and bowling.

He was a sports enthusiast of football, college basketball and golf.

Fred was a member of the WSU Alumni, Electrical Engineering Assoc., St. Joseph Parish and active with child cancer and diabetic organizations.

He was a volunteer babysitter for his nieces Kaydee (4 ½ years) and Olivia (4 years old) and a volunteer tutor for his niece Mikayla McNeilly.

Fred is survived by his parents Lynda Chamberlain-Gray and Richard Gray of Mead; his sister Patricia McNeilly (Wayne) of Mead; nieces Mikayla McNeilly, Kaydee and Olivia McNeilly of Mead; BFF and fiancĂŠ Mary Dvorak of Spokane; first cousins Joe, Jeff and Jeannie Chamberlain of Spokane and Jason Chamberlain of CA; uncle and godfather Richard Chamberlain (Pat); uncle Dean Chamberlain; aunt Gloria Cook (Larry) aunt Karon Nibler and family of Lewiston, ID; aunt and uncle Joe and Jean Mittlestedter; cousin Mindi Shaw (Matt) and family; stepsisters Sharlene and Anna Gray of Deer Park and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents F. Bud and Patricia Chamberlain; great-grandparents Gene and Francis Nibler; godmother Shirley Penland; great-uncle Jack Nibler and grandmother Mary Lewis.

Memorial Service 2:00PM Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Heritage Chapel.

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