Arnold Lewis

Obituary of Arnold James Lewis

Funeral Services for Arnold James Lewis of Winfield, MO will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Winfield in Winfield. Rev. Mike Ryan, pastor of Horseshoe Bend Baptist Church in Lake Ozark, MO, will officiate with burial in New Salem Cemetery near Winfield. Serving as pallbearers will be Tim Merchant, Donnie Sitton, Wesley Sitton, Shaun Creamer, Zachary Sitton and Kris Creamer. Mr. Lewis, 78, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2020 at his home. Born August 13, 1942 in Licking, MO, he was the youngest of seven children born to Johnie and Vesta Poe Lewis. Arnold was a 1961 graduate of Licking High School. He served his country in the United States Army, honorably discharged on January 6, 1966. Arnold was united in marriage on August 5, 1967 in Licking to Leona Marguerite “Lee” Merchant. This union was blessed with four daughters: Tracy, Tammy, Debbi and Denise; and one son, Daniel Wayne. Arnold worked as a paint inspector for General Motors, retiring September 1, 2004. He was a member of UAW Local #2250 in Wentzville, MO. Arnold was a faithful member and deacon of First Baptist Church of Winfield. He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnie and Vesta Lewis; his son, Daniel Wayne Lewis who died during childbirth on June 28, 1977; four brothers: Edgar Lewis, Eugene Lewis, Charles “Art” Lewis and Donald Lewis, who was his twin; and one sister, Shirley Chapman. Survivors include his beloved wife of 53 years, Lee Lewis of Winfield; four daughters: Tracy Lewis of Winfield, Tammy Sitton and her husband, Wesley, of Foley, MO, Debbi Creamer and her husband, Shaun, of Winfield and Denise Lewis of Winfield; and three grandchildren: Zachary Sitton, Kristopher Creamer and Ava Jo Creamer. Arnold also leaves one sister, Frances Thompson of Licking; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Winfield. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Winfield in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 3838 East Highway 47, P.O. Box 253, Winfield, MO 63389.
Friday
20
November

Visitation at Church

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday, November 20, 2020
First Baptist Church of Winfield
3800 East Highway 47
Winfield, Missouri, United States
Friday
20
November

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Friday, November 20, 2020
First Baptist Church of Winfield
3800 East Highway 47
Winfield, Missouri, United States
Friday
20
November

Final Resting Place

Friday, November 20, 2020
New Salem Cemetery
 Hwy EE
Winfield, Missouri, United States
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