Don Lewis
November 23, 1934 - November 25, 2013
Robert Donald Lewis, of Springfield, MO, formerly of Rolla, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013 at the age of 79. He was born on November 23, 1934 in Rolla to the late Robert H. Lewis and Carrie (Beddoe) Lewis. On February 28, 1953, he married Ruby (Phelps) Lewis in Rolla. Don worked for MS&T, formerly UMR, for 33 years in the mail room. He loved the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. He enjoyed working on old cars. Don loved and enjoyed his family above all. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, David Lewis and one sister, Rita Studeny. Don will be greatly missed by his surviving family which includes: his wife Ruby Lewis of Springfield, MO; one son, Mike Lewis and wife Deena of Oklahoma; one daughter, Karen Collette and husband John of Springfield, MO; five brothers, Harold Lewis and wife Linda of Pekin, IL, Henry Lewis of Rolla, Jack Lewis and wife Roxie of Madera, CA, Fred Lewis and wife Diane of Rolla, and Leroy “Butch” Lewis and wife Paula of Rolla; five sisters, Dolly Middleton and husband Jim of Coosbay, OR, Bess Himes of OH, Judy Lewis of St. Louis, MO, Linda Lee of Shreveport, LA and Wanda Steele of Eminence, MO; three grandchildren, Jennipher Kerr, Tyler Bleckler and Alissa Collette; two great grandchildren, Robert Kerr and Isabella Kerr; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family. A funeral service for Don Lewis will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla. Interment will follow in the Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 29 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mt. Zion Church. Online condolences may be offered at this website. All arrangements are under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home of Rolla.


Tracy Wilson

Don was the best! Worked with him in the mailroom around 1989, he was always upbeat and happy. So sorry to hear of his passing. Tracy Wilson

Stephen Bleckler

May God and the angels welcome you home, Don. You were a great man, great husband, great father and great grandfather. Rest in peace.

Joan Mathewson

I am so sorry for the loss of your husband and father. Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Melinda Fisher

Karen and Ruby, you have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Melinda Fisher (Carole's friend)

Carole Bleckler

God bless all of you. You're in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry couldn't be there. Love you and take care. Tyler - love you lots - hope you're doing ok. He's definitely at peace now

Carole Bleckler

Please accept our deepest sympathy. So, so sorry. Please convey to all the family. We love you all very much. Please know that he is at peace now. You are in our prayers and thoughts. Take care- Tyler we love you so very much . He will be missed

Carole Bleckler

You are all in our prayers today (and always) God bless you all.

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