Lewis, Robert

Robert “Bob” Wayne Lewis of West End passed away on Monday, May 16, 2011 at the age of 74. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2011 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel officiated by Rev. David Hicks and Rev. Christopher Hrabosky. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Park in Laurinburg. Robert was born in Kansas on July 31, 1936, son of the late Leroy and Emma McVey Lewis. He was a proud Veteran of the United States Army. Robert had a distinguished career in Law Enforcement. He retired as Sergeant from the Kansas City Police Department after many years of service. He then returned to work as a Missouri State Park Ranger. He enjoyed boating, hunting and being out of doors. He served as a member of the Seven Lakes Baptist Church. Robert was a devoted and loving husband and family man that will truly be missed. He was also preceded in death by a brother, James Lewis. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Helen Harding Lewis of their home in West End; a brother, William Leroy Lewis of Parkville, MO and sister, Darlene Belle Shaffer of Kearney, MO; several nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends. Visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service on Monday at Richard Boles Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made in memory of Mr. Lewis to the American Heart Association or the National Parkinson Foundation