Unsung hero, Dr. Lewis Motycka
Unsung hero, Dr. Lewis Motycka

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UNSUNG HEROES 2013: Dr. Lewis Motycka

Published 10:06am Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Dr. Lewis Motycka was a vet for Lawrence County for many years. A dedicated Ohio State fan, he would open his doors to our sick or hurt family pet anytime of the day or night. The charge for his service always seemed to meet the little amount of money in your pocket.

For years, Dr. Motycka took care of Lawrence County animals and always had many strays around his house to greet you when you came to visit. Now that he has gotten up in years, I think Lawrence County owes this award to one of the finest men, an individual who has spent his life serving the people and animals of Lawrence County.


— Sharon Kleinman

  • Ohno

    Dr Motycka was the best. I remember Dolly and Woody! He had to put down my cat that was poisoned and he tried so hard to save him….that’s been over 50 years ago and I still smile when I see him and Helen out and about. He is definitely an unsung hero!!!!!

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  • TribuneSubscriber

    A wonderfully blessed man with a wonderful family too!!
    He took care of our pets from the 50′s thru the 80′s and
    was always a fair and generous man.

    God Bless you sir..!!

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