Terrell Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

By Omar Villafranca
|  Thursday, Nov 19, 2009  |  Updated 11:43 PM CDT
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Terrell Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

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Family members said Army Spec. Joseph Michael Lewis was killed while serving in Afghanistan.

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Terrell Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Family members confirm Army Spc. Joseph Lewis was killed in Afghanistan.
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Another soldier from Terrell has died in Afghanistan.

Family members said Army Spec. Joseph Michael Lewis was killed while serving in Afghanistan.

Lewis leaves behind a wife and baby girl.

The Lewis' family released a statement that said

"We want to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers," the Lewis family said in a statement. "We are heartbroken, but are proud of Joe's dedication and service to our country. He loved his job, country, family and friends. Joe wanted to be a soldier since he was a child. The family called him 'G.I. Joe.' He was fun loving and would anything to help others. We shall miss him. We ask for your prayers and support for all the members of our military stationed all over the world."

Lewis' grandfather, who served in World War II, said he was proud of his grandson because they both served with the First Cavalry.

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