Charles Stanley “Tiny” Lewis, 73, of Leadwood, passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Tuesday, July 19, 2022. He was born May 1, 1949, in Bonne Terre, to the late Benjamin and Maude Marie (England) Lewis.
Tiny attended Leadwood Methodist Church, he retired from Dave Sinclair Ford as a mechanic and then continued working other jobs. He was a part of the Leadwood Fire Department for over 50 years, where he retired as Chief and continued working in leadership roles. He was instrumental in the building of the fire department where he served as President and then as a board member. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting, his biggest joy in life was his family and friends.
Tiny was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Annette and Dorette Lewis, Gracie Alene Dowd; and two brothers, Billy Lewis and Boby Lewis.
Tiny is survived by his wife of 56 years, Charlotte (Barton) Lewis; two children, Michelle (Eddie) Grimes of Goose Creek, Charlie (Tara) Lewis of Leadwood; grandchildren, Amanda (James) Layne, Stephen (Latisha) Jennings, Jaimie Grimes, David Arnold, Alexander (Emily) Lewis, Devyn Lewis, Emma (Brendan) Lewis, Sara Beth Lewis; five great-grandchildren and fur baby, Rue; two brothers, James “Sonny” Lewis, Mike (Jeanetta) Lewis, all of Leadwood; three sisters, Mary Ann (Kenny) Payne of Leadwood, Marilyn (Sonny) Barnes and Carolyn (Alan) Govero, both of Farmington.
Visitation will be held at C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Desloge, Thursday, July 21, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Visitation will resume in the C.Z. Boyer and Son Chapel from 9:00 AM until service time of 11:00 AM with Dave Pratt and Dennis Conway officiating. Interment will follow at Leadwood Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Kindred Hospice for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Leadwood Fire Protection District 1101 Mill St. Leadwood, MO 63653.
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