- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 13 June 2013
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A funeral service for Troyce C. Lewis, age 90 of Weaver were at 2 p.m., Monday, June 10, 2013 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Friday officiating.
A military graveside service under the direction of the Hopkins County Military Coalition followed the event.
Mr. Lewis was born in Weaver, the son of Homer and Carrie McCord Lewis. He married Bobbie Dean Allen in the Brinker Community on May 11, 1946. He was a carpenter/farmer, and he was a member of Weaver Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He also served for over 17 years on the Saltillo ISD School Board.
He died Thursday, June 6 at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. He was preceded in death by his wife.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Janie Lewis of Tira; a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Larry Wallace of Weaver; a brother and sister-in-law, Horace Ray and Thelma Lewis of Weaver; two grandchildren and their spouses, four great-grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and their spouses, six step-great-grandchildren, a a special friend, Grace Horton.
Memorials may be made to the Weaver Cemetery Association.
Pallbearers were Earnie Copeland, Asa Joslin, Brian Adams, Blake Adams, Mark Wallace and Larry Crowson. Honorary pallbearers were Bob Friday, Billy Gene Davison, James Edwards, Calvin White, Ronnie Charles, Jim Bishop and Slick Lloyd.