Memorial service for Rev. Robert E. Lewis, 52, Lawrence, will be held 10 a.m. Monday, January 4, 2010, at First Regular Missionary Baptist Church. Inurnment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. He died December 28, 2009 at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, KS.
He was born July 9, 1957, in Kansas City, MO the son of Rayford Esipo and Hilda L. Jackson Lewis.
Mr. Lewis served in the U.S. Navy from May 1975 until August 1976. He worked as a chemical worker for ICL Performance Product, L.P. Mr. Lewis served as an associate minister at First Regular Missionary Baptist Church.
He married Minnie Jane Coleman on July 2, 1987, in Lawrence, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his mother, Hilda Lewis of Kansas City, MO; three brothers and five sisters and a host of family, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society and sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.