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Gale A. Lewis

April 26, 1955 ~ December 29, 2017 (age 62)

  Gale A. Lewis, 62, of Quincy passed away at 5:18 p.m. Friday (December 29, 2017) in the emergency room of Blessing Hospital.

   Born April 26, 1955 in Springfield, Illinois, Gale was the son of Clifford R. Lewis Sr. and Jessie Wood Lewis.

   Gale was a member of Community of Christ Church.  He enjoyed fishing, bowling, being part of league bowling and loved all animals, especially his pet dog, "Fonzie".

    Gale learned his trade as a student at the Quincy High School Vocational Technical School.  He was  employed at Harris Corporation until he became a painter for Quincy Metal Fabricators where he has worked for the last 31 years.

   Survivors include his mother, Jessie Lewis of Mendon; two children, Ryan Taylor of Quincy and  Gina Liang of Schaumburg, IL; a brother, Clifford Lewis Jr. of Browning, IL; two sisters, Michelle Colcord (James) of Mendon, IL and  Judith Winklejohn (Richard) of Quincy; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

   Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by his father, Clifford Lewis Sr.; and his  grandparents.

   Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning 10:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Smith and Pastor Bruce Willard officiating.  Burial will be in Beardstown Cemetery, Beardstown, Illinois.

  Visitation will be Wednesday morning from 9:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Quincy Humane Society.
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