Obituary for Harry "Bunk" Lewis, Jr., 85

October 18,1934 To July 21,2020,

1-2 PM, Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow, Mo.

Funeral Services
2 PM, Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow, Mo.

Lewis Cemetery - Glasgow

Glasgow United Methodist Church

Harry “Bunk” Lewis, Jr., 85, passed away peacefully at his home in Glasgow, MO on the morning of July 21, 2020. Harry Elzey Lewis, Jr. was born October 18, 1934, in Salisbury, MO. He was the fifth of eight children born to the late Harry Elzey and Pansy (Bentley) Lewis. Bunk grew up on Crossroads Hill, south of Glasgow. He was known as “Bunk” or “Bunkie” to his friends and family. Bunk graduated from Glasgow High School in 1952. In 1953, he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in France driving a truck. Bunk was honorably discharged in 1955. On his return he continued the family tradition of driving a truck, making him a third-generation truck driver. He married Margie Sellmeyer on April 11, 1964 at St. Mary Church in Glasgow, MO. Together they had six children and enjoyed over 56 years of marriage. Bunk retired at the age of 75 after spending 58 years on the road. He was a member of the Glasgow United Methodist Church. Bunk loved his life as a trucker, husband, father and grandfather and enjoyed a good western. At the age of 85 he made his pilgrimage towards God’s army. Survivors include his wife Margie Lewis, of the home; five children, Vincent Lewis of Dayton, OH, Randy (Trish) Lewis of Glasgow, MO, Travis Lewis of Armstrong, MO, Alicia (Jeremy) Heuman and Nicolette Lewis, both of Glasgow, MO; sister, Virginia (Wilbur) Hackley of Armstrong, MO; six grandchildren, Zachary and Chase Lewis, Alexus, Isaac and Elijah Baker, and Jenny Lewis; three great-grandchildren, Addison and Haddlee Lewis and Easton Himmelberg; four step-grandchildren, Dakota Meyer, Chance, Ashlee and Hailee Lackland; and one step great-granddaughter, Hazelynn Smith and countless nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bunk was preceded in death by his daughter, Clarissa, two sisters, Dorothy St Cyr and Rae Jean Zubeck, four brothers, Edwin, James, Norris Wayne (Gus) and John Lewis. Funeral services for Mr. Lewis will be 2 PM, Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow with Rev. Karen Alden officiating. Visitation is an hour before the service. Burial will follow the service at Lewis Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Glasgow United Methodist Church, in care of the funeral home.