Jerrel “Wayne” Lewis, 78, of St. Louis, MO, passed away November 7, 2020, at Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis. He was born in Pangburn, Arkansas, January 24, 1942, to the parents Elvis Eli and Velma Jane (White) Lewis.
Wayne was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He married Shirley Sutton on September 1,1962, and they were blessed with two children. He was a supervisor and worked in customer service many years. Wayne loved to be outside working in the yard, going for walks, often traveling and was very active. He had a great love for his family.
In addition to his parents, he is proceeded in death by two brothers: Walter and Hollis Lewis.
Wayne is survived by his loving and devoted wife of fifty-eight years; children Randy Lewis and wife Tracie of Washington, MO, Shannon McNamara and husband Matthew of Bartlett, IL; grandchildren: Cameron McNamara, and Faith McNamara; brothers: Paul Vernon Lewis of Troy, Jerry Lewis of St. Louis, David Lewis of Savannah, GA, Gary Lewis of St. Louis; sisters: Maxine Pyles of St. Charles, Cynthia Martin of Patterson, and Carolyn Raddatz of Piedmont. Wayne will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Visitation was held at 12:00 noon, Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at First Baptist Church of Arnold, 2012 Missouri State Rd, Arnold, MO, 63010. Memorial service followed at 2:00 pm, also at the First Baptist Church Chapel. Randy Lewis and Shannon McNamara gave a heartfelt eulogy. Pastor Jeff Russom ministered to the family. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com
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