Lewis Morgan Appleby

December 27, 1925January 8, 2014
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Lewis Morgan Appleby “Nunny” Westlake – Lewis Morgan Appleby “Nunny”, 88, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at his residence. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Westlake. He was a Past Master of Westlake Masonic Lodge #443. Lewis was employed by Cities Service Company, now Citgo, as a Process Operator for 31years. Upon retirement he spent the next 26 years, as owner and operator of Lewis Appleby Tractor Service, doing his favorite thing next to hunting and spoiling his grandchildren, spreading and leveling dirt. For the last 19 year Lewis also served on the Board for the Gravity Drainage No. Five of Ward Four. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and a guide for many years. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Dorothy Whittington Appleby; son, Lewis Daren Appleby; daughter, Shelly Rene’ Appleby; sister, Carolyn Young and husband Harold "Hill" Young; sister-in-law, Nadine Appleby of Jacksonville, FL; two grandchildren, Jacob Daren Appleby and Morgan Leann Appleby; nieces and nephews, Maggie Christophersen, Bernie and Christine Appleby, Lewis Howard Young, Mitchell Young, Kathy Beaugh and Karen Young and a host of many nieces, nephews and family members. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harmon Lee and Francis Laura Grout Appleby. His service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Hixson Funeral Home of Westlake. Oliver McGuire will officiate. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and resume Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be at Westlake Memorial Park Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at


  • Visitation Friday, January 10, 2014
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 11, 2014

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Paul Fabacher

January 11, 2014

Mrs.Appleby, Darren, fmly/
I am sorry to hear of Mr. Appleby's passing.He was one of the most gentle and nice men, It was a pleasure to have known him and Darren and Mrs. Appleby.. Peace !!
Paul % Keiko Fabacher

Margaret Christophersen

January 11, 2014

Uncle Lewis was truly a gentleman in every sense of the word. His kindness and love will live in my heart forever. Rest in peace, sweet Uncle.

Love, Sissi

January 11, 2014

Uncle Lewis was the most kind, considerate and gentle man I have ever known. A man without a mean or judgmental bone in his body who was always willing to help anyone in need. The world is better for having had him in it and earth's loss is heaven's gain. Our prayers are with those of us he left behind. Glenn and Betty Price (Slidell, LA)

January 11, 2014

You all will be in our prayers and thoughts.
The Cherry Family

Tami Fast

January 10, 2014

Remembering today a dear friend of our family and a great example of a Godly servant, faithful husband, loving father, loyal friend and true Southern gentleman. Lewis Appleby was one of the most gentle souls I have ever known. His blue eyes sparkled with kindness and love as he seemingly smiled all the days of his life. I don't know one mark against his name or character and the Fasts loved him dearly. He was a mentor to Billy and a shepherd for us all. Daren and Shelly, you know how greatly you were loved by your Dad and the joy you brought him all of his days. Jacob and Morgan, there were no grandchildren more cherished or welcomed but I suspect you know that already! Mike, you like Billy were adopted in a long time ago and Mr. App surely looked on you as a son. Mrs. Appleby, you were his true soul mate and better half. Praying and loving you all in this sorrowful celebration of a life well lived by a selfless man as he rests in the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!!!

Martha Luckett

January 10, 2014

Uncle Lewis was a very special man, not many of his kind left in the world. What I remember about Uncle Lewis is his love of duck hunting and his caring spirit. Will never forget all the visits in his home.
Love you all ... Martha

January 10, 2014

Our Prayers and thoughts are with you all during this time. Love, Louise Price, Paul and Martha Luckett.