Gerald Lewis, age 77, of Pine Ridge, Arkansas died Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Mena Regional Health System. He was born on Saturday, September 20, 1941 to M.J. and Pearl Sherman Lewis in Mena, Arkansas.
Gerald was a lifelong member of the Little Hope Baptist Church and enjoyed the simple things in life. He worked as a machinist and farmer for much of his life and taking care of his cows gave him a lot of joy. Gerald loved his coffee and spending any time he could with his grandchildren. He was very proud of all his family and loved them all very much. Gerald was a loving father, brother, Paw Paw, Uncle Monkey and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Gerald is survived by his son and daughter in law, Shawn and Kim Lewis of Arlington, Texas; two daughters and son in law, Kathy and Travis Dollar of Pine Ridge, and Debbie Inglis of Fort Worth, Texas; one brother and sister in law, Truman and Janet Lewis of Pine Ridge; four grandchildren, Ben Gaither of Fort Worth, Texas, Brady and Kristen Stewart of Fort Worth, Texas, Jacie Lewis of Arlington, Texas, and Bailey Lewis of Arlington, Texas; three nephews and nieces, Tammie Minton of Mena, Missie Reeves of Mena, and Rusty Lewis of Pine Ridge; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral service was held Friday, February 1, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Little Hope Baptist Church in Pine Ridge, Arkansas, with Brother Rusty Lewis officiating. Interment followed at the Pine Ridge Cemetery. Visitation preceded the service on Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena, Arkansas. Arrangements were entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.
Pallbearers were Ben Gaither, Brady Stewart, Preston Klutts, Kaleb Reeves, Marcus Herod, Alex McCormick, and Josh Starr.
Honorary Pallbearers were Tims Edwards, Gerald Brewer, Joff Putman, and Lee Klutts.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com