Lewis “Mac” Fenton passed away with his family by his side on Monday, July 9, 2018. He was born on November 3, 1941, to James K. Fenton and Nettie Francis Fenton (nee McIntire) in Marietta, Ohio, and spent most of his formative years in Williamstown.
A United States Army veteran and Marietta College graduate, he spent his career in human resources and safety. He was involved with many service organizations and non-profits throughout his life including the Marietta Jaycees, Cheat Lake Rotary Club, Special Olympics, and coaching little league baseball, but his greatest joy was supporting his grandchildren in all of their activities. He was Methodist by faith but in recent years found community attending Mass with his wife.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother-in-law, Shirley Pelfrey, and sister-in-law, Cheryl Ferguson.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia McCarthy Fenton; his daughter, Amy (Chris)Parker; son, Patrick (Courtney); and daughter, Kathy (Vlad) Nesterov; grandchildren, Anne, Sarah and Jack Parker, Miles, Mitchell, Noah Fenton and Layla, and Alexander and Elena Nesterov; his brother, James K. Fenton, Jr. (Patricia); and sister, Loretta Jane Pelfrey; sisters-in-law, Martha (Fred) Crock, Betty (Ken) Stollar, Maureen (Ed) Boggs, and Kerry Westermeyer; brothers-in-law, Mike (Nancy) McCarthy, Steve McCarthy and Mike Ferguson. He loved and was loved by many cousins, nieces, nephews and their spouses and children.
The family will receive guests at Egan-Ryan Funeral Home Central Chapel, in Columbus Ohio, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, followed by a funeral service officiated by Reverend Josh Wagner. a
Special thanks goes to Dr. Jeanna Knoble and the wonderful staff at the Zangmeister Cancer Center.
In gratitude for their care, the family wishes donations be made in lieu of flowers for the benefit of the Cancer Services Fund, stewarded by the Mount Carmel Foundation, 6150 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43219 www.mountcarmelfoundation.org.