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Roger Lee Lewis

11-19-1961 to 12-24-2019

 

Linn County News

Published Jan. 1, 2020

 

Roger Lee Lewis, age 58, Fort Scott, Kan., formerly of Centerville, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. He was born on Nov. 19, 1961, in Iola, Kan., the son of Rolland and Rozella Newman Lewis.

He graduated from Prairie View High School in the Class of 1980. He then received a bachelor's degree from DeVry University.

He was united in marriage to Carolyn Payne on Sept. 17, 1985. Roger's first love was his family. Next he enjoyed all things sports, from football, basketball, to baseball. He and his son Willy talked sports constantly. He was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Masonic Lodge. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Roger is survived by his wife Carolyn; son William "Willy" Lewis; daughters Ashley Johnston (Tim) and Elizabeth "Lizzy" Lewis; and a sister, Roberta Lewis.

Funeral service was scheduled at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at the Centerville Community Church with burial in the Centerville Cemetery. Visitation was to be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.

Contributions are suggested to Centerville Community Church, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, Box J, Mound City, KS 66056. Condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.  

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