Lewis C. Goutermout

LOWVILLE- Lewis C. “Louie” Goutermout, 62, town of Harrisburg, died Saturday morning, December 29, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center of Utica.

Louie was born on September 7, 1956 in Watertown the son of the late Carl H. and Cecil (Roof) Goutermout.  He graduated from Lowville Academy and Central School and joined the U.S. Air Force and retired as a Senior Master Sergeant. After retirement he moved from Oklahoma back to Tug Hill. He married Deborah A. Wheeler on July 19, 2009 at the home of her parents, Allyn and Charlotte Wheeler with John B. Woods III, Justice of the Peace officiating. Lewis worked for the town of Montague for a short time when he moved back.

He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed hunting and riding motorcycles.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie, his children, Michael D. (Tina) Drelick of Lowville; Sarah R. Goutermout of Alabama; Megan Goutermout and Travis Goutermout both of Texas; several grandchildren; his step-children, Jessica Baker, Angela Amos, and Amber Eisel; his sisters, Wilma (Ed) Clemons of Barnes Corners; Laura (Forrest) James of Fillmore; his brother Scott C. (Dorothy) Goutermout of Lowville; his sisters-in-law, Linda (Ken) Watson Schwartz of Watertown; Mary Ann Watson of Dry Creek, LA; his father and mother-in law,  Allyn (Charlotte) Wheeler of Copenhagen; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Lewis is predeceased by his brothers, Stephen D. and Weldon “Joe” Watson.

His memorial service will be at the Sundquist Funeral Home on Friday, January 4, 2018  at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Keith Hardy officiating. Calling hours for family and friends will be prior to the service from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Military honors will be conducted following the service.

The family would like to invite everyone to the V.F.W. for a luncheon following the service. An on-line message of condolence and sympathy may be made to: www.sundquistfh.com