Lewis Ralph Andrick, Jr., longtime resident of Greenfield and recently of Avon Park, Florida, died on February 17. He was 90. He was born July 10, 1926, to Lewis and Helen (Cooper) Andrick in Greenfield.
He graduated from Greenfield High School. A World War II veteran, he enlisted with the Army in 1944 and saw active combat in the Philippines, serving in the 32nd “Red Arrow” Infantry Division in Luzon, and was a member of the American occupying forces in Japan.
After the War, he worked at GM’s Delco-Remy plant in Anderson, and retired in 1981 after more than 30 years.
He was an avid golfer and administered a Seniors league at Arrowhead Golf Course for several years. He volunteered at Regency Place Nursing Home providing activities and entertainment for the residents, for which he was honored with a Sertoma Service to Mankind award.
He and his wife, Anna, began spending winters in Florida in 1997, and moved there permanently in 2015.
He is survived by his wife, Anna; sons, Gene and Larry; daughter, Teresa and stepson, Doug (Hill); grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, and their children.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Robert (Bob), Gilbert (Gib), and Richard.
At his longstanding request, there will be no visitation or services. Placement of his cremains and a remembrance of his life will be held at a later date.
Donations in his memory may be made at http://www.alz.org.