In Loving Memory…

Warren R. Lewis

Warren Ray Lewis, 83, of Smithton, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017, at Bothwell Regional Health Center.

Warren was born on November 3, 1934, son of Raymond Henry Lewis and Hazel Elizabeth Cramer Lewis.

On August 25, 1956, in Otterville, he was united in marriage to Darlene Gochenour, who preceded him in death on August 3, 2017.

Warren was a graduate of Smith-Cotton High School. He worked in road construction. He enjoyed going to the boat, fishing, riding horses, hunting, bowling and playing cards. He proudly served his country in the United States Army.

He is survived by two children, Melissa “Lisa” Alexander, of Smithton, and David Lewis (Tammy), of Sedalia; four grandchildren, Daniel Lewis (Jennifer), Chantry Alexander, Jodie Akers (Steven) and Debbie Lewis; three great-grandchildren, Conn, Jasper and Felicity; nieces and nephews, Paula Wood Adams, Kristin Oehrke Largent and Chad Oehrke; and great nieces and nephew, Mikal Wood, Lynzi Adams, Krista Largent, and Ava Grace Oehrke.

In addition to his wife of sixty years, he was preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Melinda, in infancy.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Heckart Funeral Home, with Jeff Page officiating.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Otterville.

Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice.


  1. Lynn Edwards Payne :

    Sending thoughts and prayers.

  2. My thoughts and prayers are with all of your family at this time of loss.

  3. Rusty and Kelly Durrill :

    Our Heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of grief. Lifting you up.

  4. John and Pam Choate (McIntyre) :

    My sincere condolences to the family. May you rest in peace, Warren. You and Darlene were a big part of my life growing up in Otterville. Now you are both together, once again. Prayers for the family.

  5. De lores janis :

    Prayers and sympathy for the family. Sorry for your loss.

  6. Dana Sewell (Streeter) :

    Lisa and David and grandkids, so sorry for your loss and especially so close together on both parents. So many of my childhood memories involve being out at your house, and they are good memories. My sympathies to you and your family.

  7. Denise Hoffmann :

    Hugs and prayers to your family. He was one of our favorites.

  8. Julie (Page) Mateja :

    Thinking of you all. Lots of great memories at Warren and Darlene’s house growing up. Will keep you in my prayers.

  9. I already miss you so much you “ol’ fart”. You made my day better when you came down to have dinner and you joking around with all of us! You were very loved by all of us! Rest in peace Warren!

  10. Christi (Albin) McKinney :

    So many memories of your mom and dad. It doesn’t seem possible that they are both gone. Prayers to you both–cherish all of your memories.

  11. So sorry to hear about Warren Ray. He had a great sense of humor. He and Darlene used to come out to Mom and Dad’s at Otterville and we would play softball and horse shoes. Sandy and I are thinking about you and your kids. They will be greatly missed.

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