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WILLIAM F. "BILL" LEWIS
William F. "Bill" Lewis, 92, of Edina, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021, at The Pines in Kirksville, Mo., surrounded by family.
He was born Jan. 18, 1929, the 10th of 12 children and 8th son of Clifford and Mary (Tully) Lewis.
He served three years active duty in the U.S. Army and spent a total of 36 years in the U.S. Army Reserve. He was a member of the Cyril A Graham American Legion Post 261 of Edina, Mo.
Bill married Cecyle M. Stanley of Kirksville, Mo., in 1951. She preceded him in death on Jan. 8, 1995.
To this union four children were born, two daughters, Colleen M. (Mike) Brinkmeyer of Liberty, Ill., and Jennifer K. Lewis of Columbia, Mo., and two sons, Bill (Jean) Lewis Jr. of Springfield, Mo., and Kerry M. (Laura) Lewis of Columbia, Mo. Bill had six grandsons, Chris (Cindy) Brinkmeyer of Dunkirk, Md., and Rob Brinkmeyer of Liberty, Ill.; Brad Lewis of Springfield, Mo., Ben (Anita) Lewis of Springfield, Mo., Jason Lewis and Kyle Lewis of Columbia, Mo.; one granddaughter, Cecylee Lewis of Albuquerque, N.M.; four great-grandchildren, Geneve and Madelleine Brinkmeyer, Alek Caskey and Lily Lewis. Later in life, Bill married Leona Galloway of Kirksville who survives. He's also survived by a younger brother, Bob Lewis of Gibbs, Mo.
Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, at the Edina Assembly of God Church.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 23, at the Doss Funeral Home in Edina, Mo.
Full Military Honors by the Cyril A Graham American Legion Post 261, will be at the Linville Cemetery near Edina, Mo.
An expression of sympathy in memory of Bill Lewis may be left to the Edina Nutrition Site. A memorial may be left at or mailed to the Doss Funeral Home 208 N. Fourth St., Edina, MO 63537.