Robert (Bob) David Lewis passed away on September 8th, 2022 at the age of 85. He was born to Thomas David Lewis and Mary (Mae) Pollack on January 31st, 1937. He is preceded in death by his wife Nina Lewis, son, Scott Mumaw of Clarksville, TN, and sister, Margaret Young of Beaver, PA. He is survived by his sister, Leila Swearer, his children, Amber Knutsen, Heather Palmer, Christine Kyser, Daniel Mumaw, and Robert Mumaw as well as his son-in-laws, Chad Knutsen and Chad Mumaw. Bob is also survived by all his grandchildren, Timothy, Michael, Alicia, Brittany, Miranda, Evan, and Landon.
Bob served in the US Navy from 57-59 as an E-3 Electricians Mate Powerhouse Engineer. He married Nina on May 12th, 1971, and together they raised 6 children. Bob always served his church in whatever capacity needed such as mowing the lawn, building stages, and sets, maintenance, communion server, usher, and deacon.
He and Nina attended First Christian Church of Columbiana, OH, Gate City Christian Church of Pocatello, ID, Bethlehem Christian Church, and Trenton Crossing Church of Christ both in Clarksville, TN
He was always a woodworker who built and fixed things around the house whenever needed. He spent much of his time in the backyard gardening with his wife and was always willing to try new and interesting things. His corny dad jokes and big wide smile will be missed by many but we rejoice to know he is in the hands of the Father.
A funeral service will be held at Gateway Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at 12:00 P.M. with visitation for one hour prior.
Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 335 Franklin St. Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone: 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting gatewayfh.com.