CBS 11 TV News and The Dallas Morning News tell us the sad story about the death of the fifth soldier from neighboring Terrell to die in the War On Terror, US Army Specialist Joseph “Joe” Michael Lewis, 26, who was recently killed while fighting for our country in Afghanistan.
He is the second to die since October.
Left behind are his wife, Teresa; his daughter, Abiagael; his parents, Mike and Pam Lewis; sister and brother-in-law, Amanda and Josh Rodriguez; and grandparents, Carl and Betty Baker and Barbara Hall.
A benefit fund has been set up for Abiagael at American National Bank of Texas, 206 N. Catherine St., Terrell, (972) 442-6565.
Other soldiers from Terrell who have been killed are:
Sgt. Shawn McNabb, 24, killed in October in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
Spc. Jonathan David Arthur “J.D.” Emard, 20, died of combat wounds in June, 2008, in Iraq.
Sgt. Sean Brady Berry, 26, died in an accident in October, 2005, in Iraq.
Army Sgt. Gerardo Moreno, 23, killed April, 2004, in a rocket-propelled grenade attack in Iraq.