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November 12, 2009


Robert Leo Lewis, 72, of Queen City, MO, passed away unexpectedly at his home on November 2, 2009.

The son of Russell Leo and Leola Marie (Bruner) Lewis, he was born on September 28, 1937 in Macon County, MO.

Survivors include his daughter, Mary Rochon Cain of Eldon, MO; one grandson, Benjamin Sapp of Jefferson City, MO; brothers and sisters, Christine Moots of St. Charles, MO, Lou Jean Cory and husband, Robert of Bondurant, IA, Tommy Lewis of Greentop, MO, Junior Lewis and wife, Betty of Greentop, MO, and Ralph C. Lewis of Greentop, MO; aunts and uncles, Charles Bruner and wife, Margaret of Downing, MO, Robert Bruner and wife, Pauline, Max Bruner and wife, Janet of Memphis, MO, Ardelle Griffith of Greenfield, IA and Doris Ketchum of Downing, MO; one half-brother, Charles Comstock and wife, Ardis of Downing, MO; many nieces and nephews, cousins and other family members.

His parents, one sister, Carolyn Williams, and two half-brothers, Derwood and Junior Comstock, preceded Robert in death.

Robert served approximately four years in the United States Air Force and one of the stations he served was in Greenland. He was an over the road truck driver and later was in the construction business where he built wood pallets.

The body has been cremated and was interred Friday, November 6, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. in the Downing City Cemetery in Downing, MO. Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster and Downing, MO.

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