Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Sir David Mansel Lewis, KCVO, dies aged 81

Sir David Courtenay Mansel Lewis, KCVO, BA, JP, who died 17 April, 2009, aged 81, was Lord Lieutenant of Dyfed, 1979-2002 (Lieutenant 1974-79; HM Lieutenant for Carmarthenshire, 1973-4); JP; cr KCVO, 1995; b 25 Oct 1927, son of Charlie Ronald Mansel Lewis by his wife the formerLilian Georgina Warner, dau of Col Sir Courtenay Warner, 1st Baronet, CB. He married 15 Apr, 1953, the Lady Mary Rosemary Marie- Gabrielle Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, b 11 June 1930, 4th dau of the 3rd Earl of Wharncliffe (1892-1953), by his wife the former Lady Maud Lillian Elfreda Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam. He is survived by Lady Mary and by three children, (i) Patrick, b 25 Nov 1953; (ii) Catherine, b 9 Nov 1955; & (iii) Annabel, b 10 Jul 1962. Funeral Service at All Saints Church, Goring Road, Llanelli, Friday 24th April 2009, and Committal at St Paul's Church, Manordeilo. Memorial Service to be announced at a later date.


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