Lewis Grogan, 77, of Cumming, died Oct. 13, 2011.
Born Dec. 1, 1933 in Hall County to the late Earl and Aline Grogan, he lived most of his life in Forsyth County.
His parents died at an early age and he was raised by his aunt, Pearl Lollis.
He was a truck driver for Con Agra and Marjac for 45 years, after which he was employed 12 years at Otwell Middle School.
Lewis was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and was a deacon at Mayfield Baptist Church.
His sisters, Grace Chambers and Annie Bell Grogan, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Betty Grogan of Cumming; children, Mary and Buddy Hembree, Tammy and Wendell Densmore, all of Cumming; Ann and Joey Mullinax, Sandra and David Perkins, all of Dawsonville, David and Amber Grogan of Cleveland; sisters and brother-in-law, Eveline Hinson of Kannapolis, N.C., Imogene and Donald Bruce of Dawsonville; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Leonard W. Ridings and Ruel Martin officiating. Interment followed in the Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.