C.L. Lewis

C.L. Lewis, 72, of Springfield, Mo., died unexpectedly, Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in an automobile accident in Springfield, Mo. He was born on Feb. 19, 1943, in Marlin, Texas, the son of Cleo Lewis and Geneva (Sam) Logan.

C.L. Lewis

He served 20 years in the United States Army where he was a decorated Veteran of the Vietnam War. C.L. also retired from the Lansing Correctional Facility.

In 1967, he was united in marriage with his former wife, Cynthia Harris, from this union, survives four daughters, Stephanie (John) Thomas, Angelina (Alphonso) Hunley II, Rosalyn (Charles) Lewis-Burton and Reeshemah (Marq) Thomas; his mother, Geneva Logan of Littlefield, Texas; nine grandchildren, Charmaine, Stephanie, Chenavia, Leroy, Trevon, Rashayla, Sarai, Monece and Nishan; two sisters, Sarah Pouges of Grants, N.M. and Cora Logan of Littlefield, Texas.; two brothers, Bobby Dale Logan and Sammy Lee Logan both of Littlefield, Texas; along with a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Sam Logan; a sister, Mary Freeman; and two brothers, Mark Logan and Johnny Logan.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Burial with full military honors will follow at Leavenworth National Cemetery.