Funeral services for Rex Lewis, 73, of Rising Star, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 at the Heartland Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5 tp 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. at the funeral home.

He passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 in the Rising Star Nursing Center.

He was born on March 10, 1945 in Gorman to James Calvin and Myrna Rae Maynard Lewis. In August 1981, he married Juanita Joy Price in De Leon.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Lewis of Rising Star; sons, Jimmy Lewis Jr. and wife Terri of Fort Worth, Brian Helmuth of Abilene, Rodney Helmuth and wife Amy Joe of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, Johnny Earl Lewis and wife Debbie of Stephenville, and Wes Lewis of Duncanville; daughter, Debbie Harris of Grand Prairie; 20 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Myrna Lewis.