Carroll Stephen “Pap” Lewis, 89, of Amarillo, passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Memorial Services will be held on April 9, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Cox-Rowley Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Cox-Rowley Funeral Home.
Carroll was born October 9, 1932 in Erwin, Tennessee to James and Letha Lewis. He graduated from Unicoi County High School. He married the love of his life Fern Laura Peake on May 24, 1952 in Erwin, TN. They spent a wonderful 68 years together until her passing. He served in the Air Force from 1952-1956. Carroll worked 15 years for Sandia National Laboratory, then spent 36 years in sales for Radcliff Supply, Amarillo Fire and Safety and Crown Supply.
He also loved to travel extensively with his wife to places like Hawaii, Europe, Canada, US and take cruises. He was always a big Dallas Cowboys fan. Most of all, he derived pleasure from his grandchildren’s and great-grand children’s events. Carroll was a member of Hillside Christian Church.
Carroll is preceded in death by his wife Fern of 68 years; his brothers: Sam, James and Paul; his sisters: Mary, Louise, Hazel, Pauline and Jean and his grandson, Matthew Lewis.
Survivors include: three sons, Jack Lewis and wife Rosie, Gary Lewis and wife Debbie, Jimmy Lewis and wife Diana; a daughter, Carolyn Kingham; seven grandchildren, Michael Lewis and wife Irene, Stephen Lewis and wife Katelyn, Matthew’s wife Sabin KingLewis, Adam Lewis and wife Erica, Chad Munkres and wife Chelsea, Todd Munkres and wife Dede, Brandon Lewis and wife Megan, and Nathan Lewis and girlfriend Bethany O’Neal; seven great-grandchildren, Kam Lewis, Jaxx Lewis Creek, Cladie King, Ledford Lewis, Cannon Munkres, Ryder Munkres, Addie Munkres and Oliver Lewis; two brother-in-laws; a sister-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family request that in lieu of flowers, to please donate blood at your local blood bank.