August 28, 1942 - January 26, 2014
Earl Elmo Lewis, 71, of Spicewood, Texas, died suddenly Sunday, January 26, 2014 in an auto accident near his home. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, January 30, at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Marble Falls, Texas. Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 31, at the funeral home with Pastor Holton George officiating. Interment will follow at the Lewis Family Cemetery in Spicewood.
Elmo was born August 28, 1942 in Burnet, Texas, to Grady Dawson Lewis and Dorothy Lenore (Crawford) Lewis. He attended from Marble Falls High School and St. Edward’s University in Austin. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1966, when he served with the 2nd Armored Division, “Hell on Wheels.” He was a troop transport and track driver. After an honorable discharge, Elmo worked briefly as a firefighter with Austin Fire Department before working as a maintenance mechanic with Seton Hospital in Austin for more than 20 years. He later worked as a maintenance mechanic for Lakeway Inn in Lakeway, where he retired from after about 25 years of service.
Elmo was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend who enjoyed helping others. He attended services at the Church of Christ in Spicewood. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an animal lover. Elmo liked hunting, fishing and roping, and helping his family, as well as other youth, with their livestock show projects. His dog Corky, a faithful little companion, went everywhere with him.
Elmo was preceded in death by his parents; younger brother, Jerry Dawson Lewis; and grandparents, Earl and Julia Crawford, and Merritt H. and Margaret Ellen Phillips Lewis.
Survivors include his wife, Angie Erna Eisen Lewis; daughters, Sharon Lynette Lewis Ables, Shelley Ann Lewis, Shauna Renee Lewis and boyfriend, Jeremy Duncan Lang; and grandchildren, Kayla Angelique and Jacob Casey Ables. Also surviving are his sisters-in-law, Laurie Lewis, Vickie Eisen Rosentreter and husband, Gene Rosentreter; and brother-in-law, Paul Eisen and wife, Doris Eisen; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Pallbearers will be Joe Lewis, Cody Lewis, Trapper Lewis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Crawford, Bobby Crawford, Paul Adams, Farron Spross, Greg Johnson and Eric Peterson.
The family extends deepest thanks and appreciation to those who have helped in any way during this tragic time.
In lieu of flowers, donations to help with expenses may be made at http://www.youcaring.com/memorial-fundraiser/elmo-lewis-memorial-fund/131918
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