OBITUARY

Mr. John Willis Lewis

April 2, 1936May 20, 2020
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John “Jay” Lewis, of Conway, Arkansas, passed away on Wednesday, May 20th in Sherwood, Arkansas. He will always be remembered as a loving father, doting grandfather, loyal friend, and Cowboys enthusiast to all that knew and loved him. He was born on April 2nd, 1936 in Truman, Arkansas to Marvin Oscar and Ethel (Clining) Lewis.

John worked at Bell Helicopter for thirty years as an electrician, and he proudly contributed to the completion of the vertical lift-off Osprey. He served his country in the Army signal core. He as a member of Family Life Bible Church for ten years, and he was also a member of the Scottish clan, MacLeods. His hobbies included cheering on his favorite team, the Cowboys, gardening, and tending to his beautiful lawn.

John is survived by his sister Kathleen Love and her husband Calvin of Jonesboro, AR, daughter Gina Gaynor and her husband Eddy Gaynor of Dallas, Texas, granddaughter Nikki Nelson and husband Ren Nelson of Aubrey, Texas, grandson Andre Gaynor and wife Angel Gaynor of Dallas, Texas, and great-grandsons Quinn and August Nelson, and many nieces and nephews.

The visitation will be held from 11:30-12:30 p.m. on May 29th at the funeral home. The Funeral Service will be held at 12:30 in the afternoon on Friday, May 29th at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park with a reception to follow in the Bluebonnet Family Lounge.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, May 29, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, May 29, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Friday, May 29, 2020

  • Reception

    Friday, May 29, 2020

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Madeline Melton

May 29, 2020

John. Lewis was my best friend here in Conway. We shared many good times together. John was a kind and gentle man he was there when one needed an ear to bend. John always love joining my family when we had reunions and good food. We made him a part of our family we all loved John. He will be missed I'm so sorry to loose such a friend. Prayers for the family may God give you peace and comfort.

Debbie Lewis

May 28, 2020

Uncle Jay, I know there's no more sickness, and no more hurt, but we wernt prepared for you to leave us yet. I know without a doubt You, Dad, Uncle Alan and Uncle Jr. are already playing cards or activating each other, like y'all always did. I have so many fun memories of our yearly get togethers, and one day, I will see you again, one say. Rest well in Heaven my Uncle, your in God's hands now, love you!!! Your oldest niece Debbie Kay!!!

Cindy Neville Price

May 26, 2020

I have fond memories of being entertained by my Uncle enjoying the cowboys on television during family gatherings. I am so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers to you all.

Deborah Bowen 2147966366

May 26, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. I will pray for you all to have peace in your hearts. I pray when you think of him you smile instead of cry. Love to you all

Brian Lewis

May 24, 2020

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