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Joe Edward Lewis Sr.

April 14, 1948 ~ June 7, 2022 (age 74)

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Joe Edward Lewis, Sr. was born April 14, 1948, to the late Gavin and Ruth Lewis. He received his formal education from Cheatham High School and was a self-taught auto mechanic and carpenter.

Joe met the love of his life in Bogata, Texas, and married Sharon Davis Lewis October 5, 1968.  From that union came six children.  He worked at Lone Star Steel and was a long-time employee at the Talco Oil Field, then retired in 2019 after working at Walmart for 30 years. He had no problem telling you what was on his mind. Some would lovingly say “he had no filter”.

For the past 22 years, Joe was a faithful member of Full Gospel Church of Deliverance under Pastor Sharon Lewis.  Throughout his last hours, Joe was singing, praising God, and making his family laugh.

He leaves to cherish his memory:  His loving wife: Pastor Sharon Lewis; His children: Valerie (Greg) Francis; Dr. Amanda (Henry) Coleman; Jo (Daniel) Gay; Pastor Joe Lewis, Jr.; Edwina (Howard) Gilbert and Bessie Lewis; His grandchildren: Dr. Candra’ Hepburn, Jasmine (Devin) McDonald, Christian Howard, Gregory Francis, Germaine Francis, J’Coyia Lewis, Howard Gilbert and Edward Gilbert; His great-grandchildren: Nylah McDonald, Jordyn McDonald and Keyston McDonald; Siblings: Gavin (Faye) Lewis, Jr., Chris Lewis, Andy Lewis, Billy (Shirley) Lewis, Pamela (Terry) Welch. Widowed in-laws: Hardy Watson and Reva Lewis; sisters and brothers in-love (Davis family) for over 50 years and a host of aunts, nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Preceded him in death: His parents, Gavin and Ruth Lewis; Siblings: Annie Watson, Rickey Lewis, Terry Lewis and Bab

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Services

Public Viewing
Friday
June 10, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tumey Mortuary
611 N. Gibson Avenue
Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455

Celebration of Life
Saturday
June 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Full Gospel Pentecostal Church
1526 Highway 67 West
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
June 11, 2022

Free Hope Cemetery
95 Church
Bogata, TX 75417

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