Jimmy Bernay Lewis, Sr., age 62, was at peace and ready to go home on August 8, 2021, in Ardmore, Okla. Graveside services will be 2:00pm, Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Troy Cemetery, Johnston County, Okla., with Pastor David Lewis officiating.
Jimmy was born on August 16, 1958 in Talihina, Okla., to Kenneth James Lewis Sr. and Nadine Leoma (Brown) Lewis. Jimmy has always been proud of his Native American Heritage. He attended Ardmore school and later took a position with City of Ardmore and worked for them for 15 years. Jimmy was a sports fan and loved his Pittsburgh Steelers and OU Sooners Football. He enjoyed playing pool, dominos and horseshoes. Any time he could, he would request his daughter in-law’s beans and ice box cake and loved having family cookouts.
He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth James Lewis, Sr., brother, Lyndon Russell Lewis, great-grandson, Roman Pierce Aguirre, and the mother of his children, Terrie Lynn Lewis.
Jimmy is survived by his mother, Nadine Leoma (Brown) Lewis, two sons; Jimmy Bernay Lewis, Jr. and wife, Joni, and Lyndon Lewis, one daughter, Darcie Pender, and husband, Keegan, eight grandchildren; Summerlynn, Brooklynn, Savhanna, Matthew, Alma, Corbin, Cason and Cadence, four great-grandchildren; Shayleigh, Braxtonn, Salem and Kendrixx. Five sisters, Nancy Boston, Lisa Bamburg, Sandra Lee, Melanie Pyle, and Christy Pruner, and husband, David, and brother, Kenneth James Lewis, Jr. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and a multitude of cousins.
Serving as pallbearers will be Chris Gray, Billy Lee, Thomas Wyatt, Mark Joe, Dewayne Mauldin and David Pruner.
Honorary Pallbearers will be William Fleming, Robert Lee, Benjamin Burris, and Billy Fleming.
Visitation will be from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Griffin ~ Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Condolences may be left at www.griffinhillcrest.com.
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