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Garnett Lewis

September 9, 1923 ~ September 13, 2017 (age 94)
Thomas Garnett Lewis, 94, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Garnett was born and raised in Sequatchie County. He attended Falling Water Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Garnett was a veteran of World War II. He was very proud of his service with the U.S. Army Air Corps serving from December 2, 1943 to March 1946. He viewed Japan immediately after dropping the bomb and was stationed in Saipan and Guam. Garnett was awarded five battle stars; Iwo Jima, Saipan, Guam, Okinawa and Japan. He was also awarded the presidential citation, marksmanship and good conduct medals. After World War II he worked with Cavalier Corporation as a lumber buyer from the late 1940s into the 1960s. He was a locksmith for years and worked for Charlie Rogers Ford in Dayton. Garnett was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Mary Emma; parents, Pete and Mae Lewis; four brothers and four sisters.

Survivors are his son, Tommy (Pam) of Hixson; daughter, Susie (Wayne) of Nolensville, TN; two grandsons, Jeffrey (Courtney) of Winters, CA and Brandon (Emily) of Kanmandu, Nepal and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Perry Whitaker officiating. Burial will follow at Chancey Cemetery. Visitation is Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Falling Water Cumberland Presbyterian Church Food Bank Program.

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Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.

 Service Information

September 15, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Williamson & Sons Funeral Home
8852 Dayton Pike
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379

September 16, 2017

11:00 AM
Williamson & Sons Funeral Home
8852 Dayton Pike
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379


Chancey Cemetery

Soddy-Daisy, TN

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