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J.D. Lewis

Obituary of J.D. Lewis


Rock Falls- James D. Lewis Sr., (J.D.) AKA Stoney 77, of Rock Falls died at his home on October 29, 2019. He was born in Junction City, AR at the #4 Saw Mill to Dovie and Dessie (Cullins) Lewis. J.D. married Carole Hayden, October 02, 1961 in Magnolia, AR. 

He was employed and retired from Northwestern Steel and Wire as a millwright. He also travelled with his wife’s family’s carnival (Rock River Rides). J.D. enjoyed his years of coon hunting, snowmobiling, trips to Las Vegas, watching his grandchildren and great grandchildren sports and activities, and spending time on his island with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Carole, son, James D. Lewis Jr. of Morrison, IL and a daughter, Debora L. (Jerimiah) Johnson of Rock Falls, IL, grandchildren and great grandchildren, Levi (Ashley Kophammer) Lewis and sons Jase, Wyatt and Lane of Morrison, IL, Lacy (Robert Hudson) and daughter Cadance and a baby boy due in February of Lyndon, IL, Leather Lewis and daughter Ellianna of Morrison, IL, Dustin (Sarah Moore) Dahlstrom and daughter Eva and baby boy due in May. Nathan (Lee Murrin) Dahlstrom and daughter Emmie. Jaden Higley and daughters Karrington and Aleena all of Dixon, IL. Tyler Johnson and son Jonah, Alex Johnson all of Rock Falls. Two brothers, Ruban (Connie) Lewis of Haynesville, LA and Billy Ray (Liz) Lewis of Hope, AR, brother-in-law, Connie (Valerie) Hayden and sister-in-law, Barbara Lamb of Rock Falls, IL, and many nieces and nephews! 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dovie and Dessie (Cullins) Lewis, brothers, Marshall and Earsel (Joyce) Lewis, sister, Clairiece (Larry) Wright and 3 siblings during infancy. Brother-in-law, Wayne Lamb, In laws, Leroy and Grace Hayden.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.

In his honor, we will be having a Celebration of Life for family and friends at Froggy’s Bar and Grill on November 5, 2019 at 4 PM - 8 PM. Please join us. Thank you, from his loving family.

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Celebration of Life

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Froggy's Bar and Grill
215 West 2nd Street
Rock Falls, Illinois, United States