Joey Lewis
September 19, 1951 - March 11, 2020

Joey Lewis passed away Wednesday, March 11, at the age of 68. He had been a farmer in Success, an over the road trucker, and a City of Pocahontas employee. Joey was born September 19, 1951, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri to Joe and Marilyn (Colley) Lewis from Success, Arkansas. He is survived by his two daughters: Amy Kelly and Greta Lewis of Little Rock; his granddaughter: Hannah Kelly; his sister: Kim Young of Paragould, Arkansas; his nephew: Curt Young (Tara) of Jonesboro; great niece: Julia Young; great nephew: Joseph Young; his uncle and maternal aunt: Joe and Carolyn (Colley) Huber of North Richland Hills, Texas; and several relatives, classmates, and friends: Linda Malone, and special friend Ruth Schaa. Joey was preceded in death by his parents and his nephew: Matthew Lewis Young. He graduated from Corning High School in 1969 where he excelled as a football player which resulted in being named as All State and an honorable mention All American. He was a Bud man, a Cardinal fan, and never a Hall of Fame man. He was a self-proclaimed yellow dog Democrat; he enjoyed discussing history and politics. He was a movie enthusiast. Cremation has been chosen as the final disposition. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Legacy Hospice of Walnut Ridge or a charity of your choice. Guest registry: www.faithfuneralservice.net

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  1. John Manatt, Sheridan, AR says

    RIP Joey, you have left a lot of fond memories that will be shared for years to come! My condolencences to all family members.

  2. Lisa Smith McCullars, Jonesboro AR says

    Sympathy and prayers for all family and loved ones. Joey held a special place in my heart. I am so sad to hear of his passing.

  3. Bob James, says

    Joey grew up next door to our cotton gin in Success. He was a wonderful young man, close friend,tremendous athlete and sometimes a pest.

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