Lee Edward “Horss Baby” Lewis
Funeral services for Mr. Lee Edward Lewis, known to most of his family and friends as Horss Baby, will be Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Greater Haynes Memorial C.O.G.I.C., 601 N. Denton St. in Mexia. The Elder Michael Davis will officiate and the Rev. John Delley, of Faith Tabernacle C.O.G.I.C., Dallas will beeulogist. Visitation will be Aug. 9, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Pearly Gates Funeral Home, 827 Hwy. 171 in Mexia.
Mr. Lewis made his transition from this earthly home to a better one on Aug. 1, 2013 at his home.
He was born in in 1946 in Vernon to the parentage of Milton Leo Lewis and Arthenia Palmer Lewis, both now deceased. He professed Christ at an early age and gave his life to Christ. He attended F.W. Wheeler school in Wortham.
He met and married his sweetheart, Miss Wanda Louise Griffin, and they became one. They soon moved to Dallas where they made their home. Lee loved working with his with his hands in an outdoors atmosphere, and he made concrete pan forms, his permanent job until he retired. He built banks, apartments, bridges and skyscrapers. His hobbies was fishing, gardening and playing dominoes.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Milton Lewis Jr., and one infant son, Reginald Lewis.
He leaves to cherishes his memories: one son, Galvin Davis of Tennessee Colony; six sisters, Mary Steele of Houston, Minnie Bailey (Melvin) of Wortham, Jean (Lee Rogers) Roberson of Dallas, Mildred (Roy) Haley of Swanee, Ga., Marion (Melvin) Johnson of Wortham, and Mertha Lewis of Dallas; three brothers,, Lateef (Dianne) Saleem of Las Vegas, Nev., and Billy Charles Lewis and Joe (Mary) Lewis, both of Mexia; one step-child, Latricia Davis; one nephew, David Lewis of Dallas; a niece, Mildred Lewis Dixon of Teague, whom he also raised as his children; a special niece, Ratarica Edwards; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.