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Susan Marie Lewis, 66

Susan was born in Des Moines, Iowa on March 31st, 1956 to Dr. Thomas and Joanne Hardin. She departed this life on August 15th, 2022. She was predeceased by her father, Dr. Thomas F. Hardin , her first husband Rick Cheek, her brother Daniel Hardin, and a daughter-in-law, Jessica Cheek. She is survived by her husband, Steven Lewis, daughter, Amy Cheek, her son Eric Cheek, grandson, Ricky Cheek, her brothers, Dr. Michael Hardin (Cecily) and Dr. Mark Hardin, a sister, Rebecca O’Neill (Joey) many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Susan graduated from Bishop Kenny High School and Florida Community College with a degree in nursing. She worked at Orange Park Hospital, for Dr. Bahri, and for Family Medical Centers as a nurse and Quality Assurance professional. She was well-liked and respected by both patients and the doctors with whom she worked. Susan had a great sense of humor and cared deeply for her patients. When not working, Susan enjoyed spending time on the river and Black Creek,

A great water slalom skier and loved shrimping and fishing. She was devoted to her husband Steven, and spent the last few years caring for him. She delighted in her only grandson, Ricky Cheek and her children Amy and Eric.

There will be a private service at a later date for family and close friends. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Safe Animal Shelter or the local Humane Society.

Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL  32043.  Family and friends may share their condolences at: 904-284-7720