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Funeral arrangements announced for Reverand, former Sheriff Doug Lewis

(Credit: Floyd County Sheriff’s Department)
(Credit: Floyd County Sheriff’s Department)(Floyd County Sheriff’s Department)
Published: Feb. 6, 2021 at 2:42 PM EST
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Updated 02/07/2021

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Funeral arrangements for Reverand and former sheriff Doug Lewis were announced Sunday.

The funeral will be held Wednesday, February 10 at 11:00 a.m. at Hall Funeral Home in Martin.

Entombment will follow at the Gethsemane Gardens in Prestonsburg.

Visitation begins after 6 p.m. Monday and will be all day on Tuesday.

Due to COVID-19, the family asks that all visitors follow CDC recommendations including wearing masks and social distancing.

Original Story 02/06/2021

Officials with The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department released a statement Saturday announcing that former Sheriff Doug Lewis had died.

He was elected to succeed his father, Sheriff Joe Wheeler Lewis, in 1978 at the age of 27, making him the youngest sheriff in the Commonwealth’s history.

In 1982 he left his position to go into ministry work.

No funeral arrangements have been made at this time.

FORMER SHERIFF PASSES AWAY

Posted by Floyd County Sheriff's Department, Prestonsburg KY on Saturday, February 6, 2021

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