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Davison-Fulton/Bartonville Chapel

1203 West Garfield Ave, Bartonville, IL

OBITUARY

John Peter Lewis

August 26, 1935July 6, 2019

John P. Lewis, 83, of Bartonville, passed away July 6, 2019 at the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

He was born August 26, 1935 in Meadow Grove, NE to Alphia M and Earlma (Delp) Lewis. He married Stella Schimmelpfenning on November 1, 1962, she preceded him in death January of 2016. Also preceding him in death were his parents, one grandson, Andrew Trotter, and six sibling, Thomas and Frank Lewis, Margaret Muttart, Helen Watson, Dorothy Ziehmer, and Rachel Hartzell.

Surviving is his four children, Rachel (Steve) Andrews of Hanna City, Laura (Mark) Trotter of Bartonville, Pete (Sylvia) Lewis of Mapleton and Jonathan (Leah) Lewis of Sharpsburg, GA; sixteen grandchildren, Steven, Chris, Mitchell, Taylor, Levi, Mattea, Montana, Rheanne, Krista, Austin, Evan, Trevor, Brandon, Jared, Eric, Travis; three great-grandchildren, Parker, Gavin and Audrey; and several nieces and nephews.

John served in U.S. Navy and worked as a carpenter for several area businesses.

A funeral service will be Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior to the service at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Burial will follow the service at Smithville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Words of comfort can be shared with the family at www.davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Alphia M Lewis, Father
  • Earlma (Delp) Lewis, Mother
  • Stella Schimmelpfenning, Wife
  • Rachel (Steve) Andrews, Daughter
  • Laura (Mark) Trotter, Daughter
  • Pete (Sylvia) Lewis, Son
  • Jonathan (Leah) Lewis, Son
  • He had sixteen grandchildren, Steven, Chris, Mitchell, Taylor, Levi, Mattea, Montana, Rheanne, Krista, Austin, Evan, Trevor, Brandon, Jared, Eric, Travis; three great-grandchildren, Parker, Gavin and Audrey; and several nieces and nephews.
    Preceding him in death were his parents, one grandson, Andrew Trotter, and six siblings, Thomas and Frank Lewis, Margaret Muttart, Helen Watson, Dorothy Ziehmer, and Rachel Hartzell.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Montana Lewis
  • Chris Andrews
  • Steven Andrews
  • Trevor Lewis
  • Jon Lewis
  • Mitchell Andrews
  • Mattea Lewis
  • Brandon Lewis
  • Austin Lewis
  • DONATIONS

  • American Cancer Society

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, July 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 13, 2019
  • Burial Saturday, July 13, 2019

Memories

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MAX AND DONNA SCHIMMELPFENNING

July 7, 2019

PETE LAURA RACHELE JOHN: YOU ARE IN OUR PRAYERS AND LOVE! MAY GOD HOLD YOU IN HIS LOVING ARMS AND GIVE YOU COMFORT YOU!!! JOHN WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON AND WILL BE MISSED BY ALL!! MAY GOD HOLD YOU ALL IN HIS STRONG LOVING ARMS

Steve and Kim Singley

July 7, 2019

Resting in Jesus arms. What a reunion, love and prayers to all of his family. You will be missed U. John.....

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FROM THE FAMILY