Ronald “Poppy” Lewman, 74, died Feb. 26, 2013 at his home in Hesperia, Calif. after battling cancer.
He was born Jan. 2, 1939 in Ontario, Calif. to Clarence and Dorothy (Dunn) Lewman.
On Dec. 1, 1962 in Las Vegas, Nevada, he and Janet Ellison were married.
Mr. Lewman was a roofer for 30 years, 14 of which were when he had Quality Roofing in Cottage Grove. In 1981, he moved to Hesperia to be a building inspector for the City of Hesperia for 18 years until retiring in 2006.
He loved to go deep sea fishing. On his last trip, he won the “pot” by catching the largest fish.
Survivors include his wife, Janet of Hesperia, four children, Kathy Lewman Garten of Apple Valley, Calif., Kim Lewman Watson of Junction City, Ore., Mark Lewman of Cottage Grove and Steve Lewman of Hesperia, Calif., seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
As per his request, after cremation, no services will be held.