Share Your Memory of
Obituary of Roysten Lewis
Please share a memory of Roysten to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.
Roysten Alwyn Lewis Jr. passed away on November 9 th in his sleep in Hollister, California, at the age of 86. He was the son of Roysten Alwyn Lewis and Viola May Lewis. Roy was born in San Jose, California on July 12, 1937. He grew up on the family ranch in Paicines and attended Willow Grove School and San Benito High School. Roy attended Chico State College and then served with the United States National Guard. He spent numerous days and hours working on the ranch while he was attending school and later as he continued his career as an appraiser. Roy was very proud of his job as an appraiser, which he held for 37 years in the County Assessor’s office. Roy especially loved the days when he was working and appraising the land in south San Benito County. Roy had two surviving siblings, Vernon Lewis, of Santa Barbara, and Leona Lewis, of Paicines. He was married to Carole Lewis and they had just recently celebrated their 47 th wedding anniversary. Roy and Carole raised two children, Kristin Lewis residing in Richmond, California, and Ryan Lewis residing in Portland, Oregon. The family will be having a private remembrance at the ranch in Paicines at a later time. Those who wish to make gifts in his memory, please choose your non-profit of choice in San Benito County as he cared very much for all of this area. The family would like to graciously thank Whispering Pines and all the involved staff who provided such a caring and compassionate environment for Roy.
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
About this Event
In Loving Memory
1937 - 2023
Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.