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Grady A. Lewis

October 28, 1926 ~ November 30, 2021 (age 95)

Obituary

Mr. Grady A. Lewis, age 95, of San Augustine, Texas, passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at his residence in the Hawthorne Community.

Mr. Lewis was born October 28, 1926, in San Augustine County's Steep Creek community to parents Ivy B. and Leona (Crocker) Lewis. He was a longtime resident of Lafayette, Louisiana, before returning to the San Augustine area. In Lafayette, he retired as sales manager for Patterson Rental Tools and was active with the First Baptist Church.

He proudly served his country as a Seaman First Class with the U.S. Navy from 1944-1946. Among his assignments, he was stationed at Pearl Harbor.

Grady was an avid golfer and baseball player. He was a utility player for Stephen F. Austin State University's Lumberjack baseball team 1947-1949 and also played in the East Texas League with minor leagues in Tyler and Jacksonville.

His survivors include his wife, Jean C. Lewis; his brother, Johnny Lewis and wife Sarah of Huntington, Texas; and a host of friends and neighbors.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ivy B. and Leona Lewis; and a brother, Harmon Lewis.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2021, at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine.

Funeral services are set for 2:30 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2021, at the Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel with Bro. Welton Blackmon officiating. Interment will follow with military honors at Chinquapin Cemetery in San Augustine County.

Pallbearers: Frank Gauthier, Landon Gauthier, Monte Taylor, Doug Blacklock, Adolfo Castro, and Kenny Wildbur.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 3, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Funeral Service
Friday
December 3, 2021

2:30 PM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Committal Service & Interment
Friday
December 3, 2021

Chinquapin Cemetery
County Road 416
San Augustine Cou, Texas 75972

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